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Reviews in History was launched in 1996, and publishes reviews and reappraisals of significant work in all fields of historical interest.

To date, we have published over 2200 reviews, reaching thousands of readers via the Internet and the free email alert. New reviews appear regularly.

The journal’s key features are:

  • Longer reviews than usual (2000–3000 words)
  • Free access to all reviews
  • Free email alert with links to the latest reviews.
  • Texts available to print / as PDFs
  • Speed of publication
  • Right of reply for authors and editors
  • Reviews undertaken by leading scholars
  • Broad scope – chronologically, geographically and thematically
  • Valuable as a resource for researching, teaching and studying history at undergraduate and graduate levels

To contact us, send an email to either [email protected] or [email protected].

Have a read of our guidelines for reviewers and see our Creative Commons licence terms.

For the full history of Reviews, see the 2000 manifesto by David Cannadine and the original 1995 manifesto by Patrick O’Brien.

Professor Claire Langhamer
(Director, Institute of Historical Research)

Deputy Editor
Vanessa Rockel ([email protected])

Editorial Board Members:
Professor Richard Butterwick-Powlikowski (SSEES, University of London)
Professor Martin Gorsky (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Professor Laura Gowing (King’s College London)
Professor Zoe Laidlaw (University of Melbourne)
Dr Sophie Page (University College London)
Dr Daniel Peart (Queen Mary, University of London)
Professor Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London)
Dr Kirsten Schulze (LSE, University of London)
Professor Naoko Shimazu (Yale-NUS College Singapore)
Professor Laura Stewart (University of York)
Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (University College London)
Dr Alice Taylor (King’s College London)
Professor Jon Wilson (King’s College London)