How can I combine simple searches using Boolean?

By using parentheses, you can ask a search engine to perform several Boolean searches at the same time.  It will first perform the search enclosed in parentheses before moving on to the other search terms.  This is called nesting.

Example: (England OR Britain) AND (Victorian OR 19th century) AND women

This search will bring hits that contain all of the following criteria:

  1. either England or Britain
  2. either Victorian or 19th century
  3. women
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