Past and Present

Founded in 1952, Past & Present is widely acknowledged to be the liveliest and most stimulating historical journal in the English-speaking world. Note: we are unable to supply abstracts for this journal.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

ISSN (print): 
00312746
ISSN (online): 
1477464X

Latest articles

Volume 231 (1)

The Antonine Plague, Climate Change and Local Violence in Roman Egypt
Elliott, C. P., vol. 231 (1): 3-31
Perception and the Mulatto Body in Inquisitorial Spain: A Neurohistory
Berco, C., vol. 231 (1): 33-60
The Political Economy of Ransom in the Early Modern Mediterranean*
Hershenzon, D., vol. 231 (1): 61-95
The Quakers and the Politics of the Army in the Crisis of 1659*
Peters, K., vol. 231 (1): 97-128
Chinese Labourers, Free Blacks, and Social Engineering in the Post-Emancipation British West Indies*
Bischof, C., vol. 231 (1): 129-168
Bodies, Sport and Science in the Nineteenth Century
Heggie, V., vol. 231 (1): 169-200
Electrifying Jaffa: Boundary-Work and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Meiton, F., vol. 231 (1): 201-236

Volume 230 (1)

Past & Present Number 230 February 2016 - Front Cover
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The Spread of Roman Citizenship, 14-212 CE: Quantification in the Face of High Uncertainty
Lavan, M., vol. 230 (1): 3-46
People, Space, and Law in Late Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland
Houston, R. A., vol. 230 (1): 47-89
Beyond an Imperial Atlantic: Trajectories of Africans from Upper Guinea and West-Central Africa in the Early Atlantic World
Green, T., vol. 230 (1): 91-122
Mangled Bodies: Atrocity in the American Revolutionary War
Hoock, H., vol. 230 (1): 123-159
Incense and Industry: Labour and Capital in the Tea Districts of Huizhou, China
Liu, A. B., vol. 230 (1): 161-195
The Politics of Transcendence in Colonial Uganda
Peterson, D. R., vol. 230 (1): 197-225
The European Provenance of Decolonization
Ward, S., vol. 230 (1): 227-260

Volume 229 (1)

Social Unrest and Ethnic Coexistence in Ptolemaic Egypt and the Seleucid Empire
Fischer-Bovet, C., vol. 229 (1): 3-45
The Power of Music: the Significance of Contrafactum in Execution Ballads
McIlvenna, U., vol. 229 (1): 47-89
Fuel Prices, Regional Diets and Cooking Habits in the English Industrial Revolution (1750-1830)
Zylberberg, D., vol. 229 (1): 91-122