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 7 (1)

Is Meritocracy History?
vol. 7 (1): 1-5
An ‘imperial hangover’? Royal Honours in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, 1917–2009
vol. 7 (1): 6-27
Exporting the Westminster model: MPs and Colonial Governance in the Victorian era
vol. 7 (1): 28-55
The Branch Life of Empire: Imperial Loyalty Leagues in Antipodean Cities – Comparisons and Contrasts with the British Model
vol. 7 (1): 56-84
Britain, the Cold War, and ‘the importance of influencing the young’: a comparison of Cyprus and Hong Kong
vol. 7 (1): 85-108
Britain, Canada and Scotland: Some Reflections on the History and Practical Nature of Accommodation
vol. 7 (1): 109-118
J. C. Beaglehole: Public Intellectual, Critical Conscience Doug Munro. Wellington: Steel Roberts, 2012. 106 pp. £14.99 (paperback).
vol. 7 (1): 119-121
British Jewry, Zionism and the Jewish State, 1936–1956 Stephan E. C. Wendehorst. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xiv+422 pp. £64 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 121-126
Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates and the Practice of Public Health, 1850–1960 Ryan Johnson and Amna Khalid, eds. New York: Routledge, 2012. 201 pp. £85 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 127-129
Wavell and the Dying Days of the Raj: Britain's Penultimate Viceroy in India Mohammad Iqbal Chawla. Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 2012. £15.99 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 129-131
Dickens and the Artists Mark Bills, ed. New Haven: Yale University Press with Watts Gallery, 2012. 200 pp. US$55 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 131-133
The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920–1921 David Leeson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xvi+294 pp. £30 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 133-136
The Strawberry Hill Press and its Printing House: An Account and an Iconography Stephen Clarke. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. 152 pp. £40 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 136-138
Landscapes on the Western Front: Materiality during the Great War Ross J. Wilson. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2012. 244 pp. £80.00 (hardcover).
vol. 7 (1): 138-140
Diplomatic Anecdotage: Around the World in 40 Years Sir Roger Carrick. London: Elliott and Thompson, 2012. xii+316 pp. £18.99 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 140-143
‘To Be Truly British We Must Be Anti-German’: New Zealand, Enemy Aliens and the Great War Experience, 1914–1919 Andrew Francis. Bern: Peter Lang, 2012. 299 pp. US$65.95.
vol. 7 (1): 143-145
Ourselves and Others: Scotland, 1832–1914 Graeme Morton. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. 312 pp. £19.99 (paperback).
vol. 7 (1): 145-147
The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of London Lawrence Manley, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 322 pp. US$29.99 (paperback).
vol. 7 (1): 147-150
Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745–1820 John E. Crowley. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. 320 pp. US$85 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 150-152
A Genius for Money: Business, Art and the Morrisons Caroline Dakers. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012. 352 pp. £25 (hardback).
vol. 7 (1): 153-154