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

War, religion and anti-slavery ideology: Isaac Nelson's radical abolitionist examination of the American civil war
Daniel Ritchie, ONLINE EARLY
Combined operations and British strategy, 1900–9
Shawn Grimes, ONLINE EARLY
British humanitarianism and the Russian famine, 1891–2
Luke Kelly, ONLINE EARLY
Memories of violence and New English identities in early modern Ireland
Joan Redmond, ONLINE EARLY
‘We have to compliment the Aristocracy on the exhibition of their morals': the Ellenborough divorce case (1830) and the politics of scandal in pre-reform London and Vormärz Vienna
Greet De Bock, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 89 (243)

Neither Byzantine nor Islamic? The duke of the Thebaid and the formation of the Umayyad state
Marie Legendre, vol. 89 (243): 3-18
The land market and Anglo-Saxon society
Rory Naismith, vol. 89 (243): 19-41
The Engagement controversy: a victory for the English republic
Amos Tubb, vol. 89 (243): 42-61
The ‘stormy latitude of the law’: Chancery Lane and street improvement in late Georgian London
Francis Calvert Boorman, vol. 89 (243): 62-87
Of crofters, Celts and claymores: the Celtic Magazine and the Highland cultural nationalist movement, 1875–88
Ian B. Stewart, vol. 89 (243): 88-113
Humanitarian assistance during the Rif War (Morocco, 1921–6): the International Committee of the Red Cross and ‘an unfortunate affair’
Pablo La Porte, vol. 89 (243): 114-135
The art of governing contingency: rethinking the colonial history of diamond mining in Sierra Leone
Lorenzo D'Angelo, vol. 89 (243): 136-157
Royal death and living memorials: the funerals and commemoration of George V and George VI, 1936–52
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, vol. 89 (243): 158-175
The Guildhall Library, Robert Bale and the writing of London history
Mary C. Erler, vol. 89 (243): 176-186

Volume 88 (242)

Tenure and property in medieval England
Susan Reynolds, vol. 88 (242): 563-576
The Bari charter of privileges of 1132: articulating the culture of a new Norman monarchy
Paul Oldfield, vol. 88 (242): 577-598
Donald Balloch, the ‘Treaty of Ardtornish-Westminster’ and the MacDonald raids of 1461–3
James Petre, vol. 88 (242): 599-628
Recovering Charles I's art collection: some implications of the 1660 Act of Indemnity and Oblivion
Andrew Barclay, vol. 88 (242): 629-649
Obstinate juries, impudent barristers and scandalous verdicts? Compensating the victims of the Gordon Riots of 1780 and the Priestley Riots of 1791
Jonathan Atherton, vol. 88 (242): 650-673
The ‘blood of the martyrs’ and the growth of Catholicism in late Chosŏn Korea
Andrew Finch, vol. 88 (242): 674-692