Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1903-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

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A Unique Record of Books and Reviews that Shaped the 20th Century

Reflecting nearly eight decades of H.W. Wilson’s Book Review Digest, this database provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction in major subject areas.

Historical Content

Virtually every major idea that shaped the 20th century found expression in books. The reactions to those ideas are reflected in the reviews of those books, and this database makes it easy to search this vast record of information.


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