Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society

Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society is a journal of 'British world' history. The editors invite research articles, review essays, and book reviews from historians of all ranks on the ways in which Britain has interacted with other societies since the seventeenth century.  The journal is sponsored by The British Scholar Society.

Britain and the World focuses on Britain’s global history in the modern era, which is defined as beginning with the changes ushered in by the seventeenth century as these set Britain on a course towards world power status. The focus on the history of the 'British world' is unique amongst all journals concerned with British history.

Published March & September

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Latest articles

Volume 9 (2)

British Ethnicities and their Rivals from the Nineteenth Century to Today
vol. 9 (2): 161-166
Making Home in a Sojourner World: Organised Ethnicity and British Associationalism in Singapore, c1880s–1930s
vol. 9 (2): 167-196
Was it really the ‘white man's burden’?: The Non-British Engineers who Engineered the British Empire
vol. 9 (2): 197-212
E.D. Morel (1873–1924), the Congo Reform Association, and the History of Human Rights
vol. 9 (2): 213-235
Restocking the British World: Empire Migration and Anglo-Canadian Relations, 1919–30
vol. 9 (2): 236-269
Andrew M. Roe, Waging War in Waziristan: The British Struggle in the Land of Bin Laden, 1849–1947
vol. 9 (2): 270-271
Sarah Dry, The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts
vol. 9 (2): 271-273
Lee Jackson, Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth
vol. 9 (2): 274-276
Colin Jones, The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth-century Paris
vol. 9 (2): 276-278
Hew Strachan (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War
vol. 9 (2): 278-279
Philip J. Stern and Carl Wennerlind (eds), Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and its Empire
vol. 9 (2): 279-280
Nick Carter (ed.), Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento
vol. 9 (2): 281-283
Warren Dockter, Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East
vol. 9 (2): 283-285
Mark G. Hanna, Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570–1740
vol. 9 (2): 286-287
Janet Polasky, Revolutions without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World
vol. 9 (2): 287-290
Abram C. Van Engen, Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England
vol. 9 (2): 290-292
Guy Woodward, Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War
vol. 9 (2): 292-294
Dane Kennedy, Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction
vol. 9 (2): 295-296
Jeremy Black, The British Empire: A History and a Debate
vol. 9 (2): 296-298

Volume 9 (1)

Empires and States in Expansion and Contraction
vol. 9 (1): 1-9