Historical Research

Since 1923, Historical Research has been a leading British historical journal. Historical Research publishes the work of established historians as well as assisting new researchers with their first articles. Its articles cover a wide geographical and temporal span, from the early middle ages to the twentieth century. It encourages the submission of articles from a broad variety of approaches, including social, political, urban, intellectual and cultural history.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

Publisher: 
Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN (print): 
0950-3471
ISSN (online): 
1468-2281

Latest articles

Volume 0 (0)

Sterilization and the British Conservative party: rethinking the failure of the Eugenics Society's political strategy in the nineteen-thirties
Bradley W. Hart, Richard Carr, ONLINE EARLY
Representing commodified space: maps, leases, auctions and ‘narrations’ of property in Delhi, c.1900−47
Anish Vanaik, ONLINE EARLY
Courting public favour: the Boy Scout movement and the accident of internationalism, 1907−29
Scott Johnston, ONLINE EARLY
The creation of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance as seen from the Romanian archives
Elena Dragomir, ONLINE EARLY
‘Now the mask is taken off’: Jacobitism and colonial New England, 1702–27
David Parrish, ONLINE EARLY
Religion, politics and patronage in the late Hanoverian navy, c.1780–c.1820
Gareth Atkins, ONLINE EARLY
Through French eyes: Victorian cities in the eighteen-forties viewed by Léon Faucher
Philip Morey, ONLINE EARLY
An unrealized cult? Hagiography and Norman ducal genealogy in twelfth-century England
Ilya Afanasyev, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 87 (238)

Toward a historical dialectic of culinary styles
Ken Albala, vol. 87 (238): 581-590
Episcopal emotions: tears in the life of the medieval bishop
Katherine Harvey, vol. 87 (238): 591-610
Licit medicine or ‘Pythagorean necromancy'? The ‘Sphere of Life and Death’ in late medieval England
Joanne Edge, vol. 87 (238): 611-632
The Elizabethan succession question in Roger Edwardes's ‘Castra Regia’ (1569) and ‘Cista Pacis Anglie’ (1576)
Victoria Smith, vol. 87 (238): 633-654
The harassment of Isaac Allen: puritanism, parochial politics and Prestwich's troubles during the first English civil war
James Mawdesley, vol. 87 (238): 655-678
‘Britons, strike home’: politics, patriotism and popular song in British culture, c.1695–1900
Martha Vandrei, vol. 87 (238): 679-702
‘The other boys of Kilmichael’: No. 2 Section, ‘C’ Company, Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary, 28 November 1920
Andrew Nelson, vol. 87 (238): 703-722
‘For the freedom of captive European nations’: east European exiles in the Cold War
Martin Nekola, vol. 87 (238): 723-741
John of Oxnead, chronicler of St. Benet's Holm
Julian Luxford, vol. 87 (238): 742-743
Robert Bale's chronicle and the second battle of St. Albans
Hannes Kleineke, vol. 87 (238): 744-750
The Essex inquisitions of 1556: the Colchester certificate
P. R. Cavill, vol. 87 (238): 751-763

Volume 87 (237)

‘You are what you eat’: historical changes in ideas about food and identity
Steven Shapin, vol. 87 (237): 377-392