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  • ISSN: 0018-246X (Print), 1469-5103 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor Emma Griffin University of East Anglia, UK and Dr Sujit Sivasundaram University of Cambridge, UK
  • Editorial board
The Historical Journal continues to publish papers on all aspects of British, European, and world history since the fifteenth century. The best contemporary scholarship is represented. Contributions come from all parts of the world. The journal aims to publish some thirty-five articles and communications each year and to review recent historical literature, mainly in the form of historiographical reviews and review articles. The journal provides a forum for younger scholars making a distinguished debut as well as publishing the work of historians of established reputation.

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  • The Feminist Origins of the Midlife Crisis
  • 17 May 2018, Susanne Schmidt
  • This article tells the history of the midlife crisis, for the first time. The term “midlife crisis” conjures up the image of an affluent, middle-aged man speeding...
  • The House of Lords as Scotland’s high court, 1707-1875
  • 18 January 2018, Philip Loft
  • Philip Loft, ‘Litigation, the Anglo-Scottish union and the House of Lords as high court, 1660-1875’, Historical Journal Much ink has been spilled in debates over the union of the Edinburgh and Westminster parliaments in 1707.…...

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  • 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.

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  • The Feminist Origins of the Midlife Crisis
  • 17 May 2018, Susanne Schmidt
  • This article tells the history of the midlife crisis, for the first time. The term “midlife crisis” conjures up the image of an affluent, middle-aged man speeding...

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