French, German, Italian & Spanish

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Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for French, German, Italian and Spanish.

ALL's language specific journals comprise Francophonie for French, Deutsch Lehren und Lernen for German, Tuttitalia for Italian, Vida Hispánica for Spanish and Portuguese, and Rusistika for Russian. They feature links to resources, articles in English and the target languages, reviews of publications and resources, plus details of forthcoming events. This online site also includes resources for Mandarin and Arabic. Make sure you go to Language Zones to access specific material.

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A popular, peer-reviewed journal which covers the history of Eastern and Western Europe, including the United Kingdom, from 1918 to the present.

A peer-reviewed journal covering German and East European history, politics and current affairs

A good source of peer-reviewed articles covering all aspects of history across Europe from the later Middle Ages right up to the end of the twentieth century.

A key, peer-reviewed journal covering many cross-Europe topics of interest to courses taught at Portsmouth.

One of the most authoritative, peer-reviewed journals covering political and social issues in Western Europe. It always provides excellent coverage of all national elections in Western Europe.


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