U.S. Periodical Prices 2002, Table 1

I: Subject Categories Ranked by Average 2002 Subscription Price
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Category
Average Price,
2002 Subscription
1 1 1 1 Russian Translations $1,962.39
2 2 2 2 Chemistry and Physics $1,519.83
3 3 3 3 Medicine $789.44
4 4 4 4 Mathematics, etc. $603.11
5 5 5 5 Zoology $543.96
6 6 6 6 Engineering $432.88
7 7 7 7 Psychology $387.15
8 8 8 8 Sociology and Anthropology $217.37
9 9 9 9 Business and Economics $164.70
11 11 10 10 Political Science $148.77
10 10 11 11 Education $146.98
13 13 13 12 Home Economics $136.69
14 14 12 13 Labor and Industrial Relations $135.74
12 12 14 14 Journalism and Communications $128.96
15 15 15 15 Industrial Arts $122.70
17 16 16 16 Library and Information Sciences $115.98
18 18 17 17 Agriculture $109.11
16 17 18 18 Law $101.56
19 19 19 19 History $72.23
21 20 20 20 Philosophy and Religion $67.11
22 22 21 21 Literature and Language $64.95
20 21 22 22 Fine and Applied Arts $62.33
23 23 23 23 Physical Education and Recreation $57.15
24 24 24 24 General Interest Periodicals $47.57
25 25 25 25 Children’s Periodicals $26.56
        U.S. Periodicals Price Index
    (Excluding Russian Translations)
$282.31
        U.S. Periodicals Price Index
    (Including Russian Translations)
$363.77

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