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HIST 3500 Secondary Sources: Book Reviews

Research guide to historical analysis

Reviews evaluate content and quality to help you decide if the book is worth reading, usually they appear within a year or so of the work reviewed.

Search the title of the book and author's last name,   e.g. Goodwin "Team of Rivals"


Book reviewing journals

Links to recent issues via library's subcription, back issues are in JStor

Book reviews from history journals

The article databases listed below include book reviews from scholarly journals, use the advanced search to limit your search of the database to book reviews.

Not sure where to start? Try this!

The GALILEO discovery tool will retrieve citations (and often the full text) of book reviews across GALILEO  databases.  Start with a search of the title and author's last name, then limit to scholarly sources and reviews if needs be.