The Left Index

The Left Index is a bibliographic database covering the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and cultural scholarship inside and outside academia. It includes hundreds of thousands of citations and abstracts and covers historically significant left publications. 

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At a Glance

Subject Area: Political Science
Ideal For: Academic LibrariesGovernment

Title List:
Coverage: Excel | HTML

Content Includes

  • More than 740,000 citations and abstracts
  • Coverage dating back to 1911

Subjects Include

  • Art and aesthetics
  • Ecology and environment
  • Education
  • Globalization
  • History
  • Labor movement
  • Law philosophy
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Social and cultural theory
  • Sociology
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Social and cultural theory

Extensive Coverage

The Left Index includes thousands of citations and abstracts as well as some full text. Historically significant early Left publications such as the 19th century writings of William Godwin and early 20th century issues of Morning Star, along with classic texts by Marx, Lenin, Trotsky and Engels, are covered.