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

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
Courting public favour: the Boy Scout movement and the accident of internationalism, 1907−29
Scott Johnston, ONLINE EARLY
Liberal Unionism and political representation in Wales, c.1886–1893
Naomi Lloyd-Jones, ONLINE EARLY
Humanitarian assistance during the Rif War (Morocco, 1921–6): the International Committee of the Red Cross and ‘an unfortunate affair’
Pablo La Porte, ONLINE EARLY
Local initiative, central oversight, provincial perspective: governing police forces in nineteenth-century Leeds
David Churchill, ONLINE EARLY
The seditious murder of Thomas of Sibthorpe and the Great Statute of Treasons, 1351–2
David Crook, 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
Earl Gilbert Marshal and his mortal enemies
David Crouch, vol. 87 (237): 393-403
Provincial news networks in late Elizabethan Devon
Ian Cooper, vol. 87 (237): 404-422