Australian Historical Studies

Australian Historical Studies is a refereed journal publishing original and previously unpublished (online or hard copy) articles. First published in 1940, it is now one of Australia's oldest, best-known and most highly-regarded academic journals, which ERA rate as A. It receives contributions from leading academics in the field. It is published in March, June and December each year.
Australian Historical Studies deals with all aspects of the history of Australia-New Zealand, and Pacific regional issues and with other histories insofar as they significantly inform the understanding of this history. All varieties of history are welcomed.

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Latest articles

Volume 45 (1)

Australia and Anti-Slavery
vol. 45 (1): 1-12
Collecting Looerryminer's ‘Testimony’: Aboriginal Women, Sealers, and Quaker Humanitarian Anti-Slavery Thought and Action in the Bass Strait Islands
vol. 45 (1): 13-33
Vocabularies of Slavery and Anti-Slavery: The North American Fur-Trade and the Imperial World
vol. 45 (1): 34-45
The Bloody Skirt of Settlement: Arthur Vogan and Anti-Slavery in 1890s Australia
vol. 45 (1): 46-70
Anti-Slavery and the Reconstitution of Empire
vol. 45 (1): 71-86
Challenging the ‘Slave-Driving Employers’: Understanding Victoria's 1896 Minimum Wage through a World-History Approach
vol. 45 (1): 87-102
An Echo of Black Slavery: Emancipation, Forced Labour and Australia in 1933
vol. 45 (1): 103-125
Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland's Frontier Killing Times
vol. 45 (1): 126-127
Forgotten War
vol. 45 (1): 127-128
Exhuming Passions: The Pressure of the Past in Ireland and Australia
vol. 45 (1): 128-129
Project Republic: Plans and Arguments for a New Australia
vol. 45 (1): 129-130
W. Macmahon Ball: Politics for the People; The Australian School of International Relations
vol. 45 (1): 130-132
Australia and the United Nations
vol. 45 (1): 132-133
Australian Local Government and Community Development: From Colonial Times to the 21st Century
vol. 45 (1): 133-134
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
vol. 45 (1): 134-136
European Perceptions of Terra Australis
vol. 45 (1): 136-137
The Great Race: The Race between the English and the French to Complete the Map of Australia; Baudin, Napoleon and the Exploration of Australia
vol. 45 (1): 137-138
Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541–1954
vol. 45 (1): 138-139
Cultures in Refuge: Seeking Sanctuary in Modern Australia
vol. 45 (1): 139-141
The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush
vol. 45 (1): 141-142