Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

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Interdisciplinary database with articles from more than 1200 English-language periodicals.
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1907 to 1984
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Indexes nearly 1200 periodicals, including many of the most important scholarly journals published in North America and Europe. Covers all topics in Humanities and Social Sciences and also includes many important science journals through the 1950s. Coverage also includes content from H.W. Wilson’s International Index.

Print equivalents:

  • International Index to Periodicals, 1907 to 1965
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Index, 1964 to 1974
  • Social Sciences Index, from 1974
  • Humanities Index, from 1974

Although now on the EBSCOhost platform, before February 2012, this resource was on Wilson's own platform.

Subjects covered:
  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Medieval Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion and Culture
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Alternate titles:
  • International Index
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Retrospective