The International History Review

The International History Review is the only English-language quarterly devoted entirely to the history of international relations and the history of international thought. Since 1979 the Review has established itself as one of the premier History journals in the world, read and regularly cited by both political scientists and historians. The Review serves as a bridge between historical research and the study of international relations. The Review publishes articles exploring the history of international relations and the history of international thought. The editors particularly welcome submissions that explore the history of current conflicts and conflicts of current interest; the development of international thought; diplomatic history; the history of international relations theory; and the history of international organisations and global governance. The Review publishes articles, review articles and book reviews. Articles should be no more than 12,000 words (including footnotes), while review articles should not exceed 6,000 words. Shorter articles are welcome. The editors also welcome proposals for special issues or sections. Book reviews should be between 500 and 1,000 words, with the final length for each review being decided by the book reviews editor.

Five issues a year.

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Latest articles

Volume 36 (3)

‘History Has Begun a New Chapter’: US Political-Opinion Journals and the Outbreak of the Korean War
vol. 36 (3): 395-418
Hegel and Clausewitz: Convergence on Method, Divergence on Ethics
vol. 36 (3): 419-442
The Ubiquitous Presence of the Past? Collective Memory and International History
vol. 36 (3): 443-472
The Limits of Intervention: Coercive Diplomacy and the Jewish Question in the Nineteenth Century
vol. 36 (3): 473-492
Soldiers of Misfortune: the Angolan Civil War, The British Mercenary Intervention, and UK Policy towards Southern Africa, 1975–6
vol. 36 (3): 493-512
Hans Morgenthau and the Tragedy of the Nation-State
vol. 36 (3): 513-529
The British Left in the Problems of Peace Lectures, 1926–38: Diversity that E.H. Carr Ignored
vol. 36 (3): 530-549
‘History is a Record of Exploded Ideas’: Sir John Fisher and Home Defence, 1904–10
vol. 36 (3): 550-572
vol. 36 (3): 573-574
The Holy Roman Empire and the Ottomans. From Global Imperial Power to Absolutist States
vol. 36 (3): 575-677
The Shiites of Lebanon under Ottoman Rule, 1516–1788
vol. 36 (3): 577-578
Public Memory of Slavery. Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic
vol. 36 (3): 578-580
The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713–1763
vol. 36 (3): 580-582
Towards World Heritage. International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870–1930
vol. 36 (3): 582-583
War and the Cultural Turn
vol. 36 (3): 583-584
A Primer for Teaching World History
vol. 36 (3): 585-586
The Challenges of Command: The Royal Navy's Executive Branch Officers, 1880–1919
vol. 36 (3): 586-587
The Ordeal of Peace: Demobilization and the Urban Experience in Britain and Germany, 1917–1921
vol. 36 (3): 588-589
On the Fringes of Diplomacy: Influences on British Foreign Policy, 1800–1945
vol. 36 (3): 589-592
Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II
vol. 36 (3): 592-594