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The Historical Journal
  • 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.

The Historical Journal blog

  • 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.…...

News

  • 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.

History blog

  • What Cuban history can teach us about Trump’s comments on Haiti
  • 17 January 2018, Matthew Casey
  • Matthew Casey, author of Empire’s Guest Workers, discusses President Trump’s recent comments on Haiti. Donald Trump’s description of Haiti as one of a number of “shithole countries” came one day before the anniversary of the 2010 Haitian earthquake and a few weeks after he resurrected stereotypes associating Haitians with AIDS.…...
  • Crime Scene Photography in England: 1895-1960
  • 11 January 2018, Dr Amy Helen Bell
  • If I asked you to imagine a crime scene photograph, chances are that you would have a clear idea of what it should look like: a disarranged room, visual clues...

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