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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Charlotte Sleigh PO Box 73631, |London, |SW14 9BS
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Published for The British Society for the History of Science. This leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science. History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields. A substantial book review section is a central feature. There are four issues a year, comprising an annual volume of over 600 pages.

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  • Before Political Theory
  • 29 July 2019, David Kearns and Ryan Walter
  • In our article, we argue that a major fault line in early-modern Britain was the propriety of engaging in abstract speculation on the political order, and that...

Publications – The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)

  • BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019
  • 18 September 2019, BSHS Office
  • Caption: An early illustration of Moby Dick, or, the editor apologises for any violence inflicted upon papers in the course of her ministrations. Well.  How...
  • BJHS Developments
  • 18 July 2019, Nicola.Sugden
  • Earlier this year, the outgoing BJHS editor, Professor Charlotte Sleigh, announced three new initiatives for the journal:Science in Translation will provide...
  • BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019
  • 25 June 2019, Nicola.Sugden
  • The June issue of BJHS is a special issue, titled London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice and edited by Jim Bennett and Rebekah...