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

ISSN (print): 
2043-8567
ISSN (online): 
2043-8575

Latest articles

Volume 8 (2)

History for Moguls
vol. 8 (2): 155-159
Under One (Inherited) Imperial Crown: The Tudor Origins of Britain and its Empire, 1603–1625
vol. 8 (2): 160-180
British and Commonwealth legacies in the framing of the Malayan constitution, 1956–1957
vol. 8 (2): 181-203
The White Australia Policy, the British Empire, and the World
vol. 8 (2): 204-224
Forestry in Reconstruction South Africa: Imperial Visions, Colonial Realities
vol. 8 (2): 225-245
Victorian Bloomsbury Ashton, Rosemary. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2012. xiii, 380 pp. £25.00 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 246-248
John Maynard Keynes Vincent Barnett. London: Routledge, 2013. vi, 301 pp. £85.00 (hardcover) / £24.99 (paperback).
vol. 8 (2): 248-250
The Oxford Movement : Europe and the Wider World, 1830–1930 Stewart J. Brown and Peter B. Nockles, (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xii, 273 pp. £64.99 (hardcover). Paperback reissue, 2014, £25.99.
vol. 8 (2): 250-251
Mr. Churchill's Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book that Defined the Special Relationship Peter Clarke. London: Bloomsbury, 2012. xix, 352pp. £20 (hardcover). Paperback reissue, 2013, £9.99.
vol. 8 (2): 251-254
Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins Toyin Falola and Emily Brownell (eds). Durham NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011. 657 pp. $65.00 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 254-257
Western Maternity and Medicine, 1880–1990 Janet Greenlees and Linda Bryder, (eds). London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. xiii, 214 pp. £60.00 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 257-259
The Gordon Riots : Politics, Culture and Insurrection in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain Ian Haywood and John Seed, (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 288 pp. £60 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 259-261
The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction Ashley Jackson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 143 pp. £7.99 (paperback)
vol. 8 (2): 262-262
Religion and the Cold War Dianne Kirby, (ed). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Paperback reissue. xx, 245 pp. £19.99 [First edition, 2003].
vol. 8 (2): 263-265
The British in Egypt: Community, Crime and Crises 1882–1922 Lanver Mak. London: I.B. Tauris, 2012. xvi, 318 pp. £62 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 265-269
Cultures and Caricatures of British Imperial Aviation : Passengers, Pilots, Publicity Gordon Pirie. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. 246 pp. £65 (hardback).
vol. 8 (2): 270-271
Music and Ceremonial at British Coronations from James I to Elizabeth II Matthias Range. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 325 pp. £64.99 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 272-273
Black Market Britain, 1939–1955 Mark Roodhouse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 288 pp. £65 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 274-276
British Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860–1914 Richard Scully. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. xx, 375 pp. £65.00 (hardcover).
vol. 8 (2): 276-279
The Day Parliament Burned Down Caroline Shenton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xxii, 333 p. (Paperback reissue, 2013, £12.99).
vol. 8 (2): 279-281