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Modern Intellectual History
  • ISSN: 1479-2443 (Print), 1479-2451 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor Charles Capper Boston University, USA , Dr Duncan Kelly University of Cambridge, UK , Professor Tracie M. Matysik University of Texas at Austin, USA and Professor Darrin M. McMahon Dartmouth University, USA
  • Editorial board
MIH serves as a focal point and forum for scholarship in intellectual history and its related fields, from the period of 1650 to the present. Though its primary focus is on Europe and the United States, it also devotes attention to global intellectual and cultural exchanges. In so doing, MIH concerns itself chiefly with apprehending the contextual origins and receptions of texts in order to recover their historical meanings. But we understand 'texts' in the broadest sense, so as to encompass multiple forms of intellectual and cultural expression. These include, but are not limited to, political thought, philosophy, religion, literature, both the social sciences and the natural sciences, music, architecture and the visual arts.

History blog

  • The Futures of Global History
  • 15 February 2018, Richard Drayton and David Motadel
  • This is an extract from the article Discussion: the futures of global history by Richard Drayton and David Motadel published in Journal of Global History.…...
  • On Parliament’s decision to vacate the Palace of Westminster
  • 09 February 2018, Edward J. Gillin
  • Edward J. Gillin, author of The Victorian Palace of Science, discusses the history of the Palace of Westminster. Parliament’s recent decision to vacate the Palace of Westminster, passed in the House of Commons by 236 to 220 votes, might not be that surprising given the estimated £5.6 billion cost of modernizing the building.  But historically speaking, this really is a surprise.…...