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History is the largest single subject area for the Press. It is a programme with both depth and breadth, ranging in subject matter from late antiquity to the present day, international in scope and embracing new approaches. Our publishing includes major reference series, textbooks and monographs, as well as a collection of distinguished journals affiliated to the world’s leading scholarly societies. Together, they reflect the diversity of the discipline and offer an unmatched resource for today’s historians.

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History blog

  • Writing histories in a time of commemoration: Ireland and Finland
  • 05 December 2017, Richard Mc Mahon and Andrew G. Newby
  • “I maintain that the analogy between Finland and Ireland is almost perfect” -Michael Collins At the end of 2017, with Ireland approaching the half-way mark of what is designated a “Decade of Centenaries,” a country at the opposite edge of northern Europe will celebrate a hundred years of nationhood.…...
  • Reproduction in Blade Runner 2049
  • 01 December 2017, Lavinia Maddaluno
  • Reproduction on Film, the recently published special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science, investigates the theme of biological reproduction...
  • The historical significance of the 1966 Coleman Report
  • 27 November 2017, Nancy Beadie
  • This blog accompanies the Policy Forum on the 1966 Coleman Report published in History of Education Quarterly. For this History of Education Quarterly Policy Forum, we look at the historical significance of the 1966 Coleman Report from several different perspectives.…...

Events

  • Q&A with journal editors at AHA 2018
  • When: 06 Jan 2018
  • Editors from a range of academic journals, including the editors of new Cambridge University Press journal Modern American History, will discuss the state of journals and the practicalities of publishing your article, from submission and review to acceptance and final publication.

News

  • HEQ article wins AHA award
  • 13 Oct 2017,
  • A History of Education Quarterly article has won the AHA's William and Edwyna Gilbert Award for the best article in a journal, magazine, or other serial on teaching history.

  • 2016 Henrietta Larson Article Award Winner
  • 11 Aug 2017,
  • Sean H. Vanatta's article “Citibank, Credit Cards, and the Local Politics of National Consumer Finance, 1968–1991" has won the 2016 Henrietta Larson Article Award.

  • 2017 Dorothy Ross Award winning article
  • 01 Jun 2017,
  • Dr Nick Witham's article published in the Historical Journal entitled “Popular History, Postwar Liberalism, and the Role of the Public Intellectual in Richard Hofstadter’s The American Political Tradition,” has won the 2017 Dorothy Ross Award.

  • 2016 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize Winning Article
  • 24 Feb 2017,
  • Laura Phillips Sawyer has been selected to receive the 2016 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize for her article, “California Fair Trade: Antitrust and the Politics of “Fairness” in U.S. Competition Policy".