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World History

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Other Useful Databases


  • Culture & History Digital Journal
    Culture & History Digital Journal is a scientific journal published by CSIC and edited by the Instituto de Historia at CCHS, aimed to contribute to the methodological debate among historians and other scholars specialized in the fields of Human and Social Sciences, at an international level.
  • Histories
    Histories is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, and scientific open access, open-source journal that covers the topics on inquiry of change and continuity of human societies (on various scales and with different approaches, including environmental, social and technological studies).
  • Medieval Worlds
    Medieval Worlds provides a forum for comparative, interdisciplinary and transcultural studies of the Middle Ages. Its aim is to overcome disciplinary boundaries, regional limits and national research traditions in Medieval Studies, to open up new spaces for discussion, and to help developing global perspectives.