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Reviews in History

Reviews in History provides specialist, open-access commentaries on recent historical books, exhibitions and digital resources. 

Reviews in History

Reviews in History is the IHR's free online reviews service.

It offers commentaries on recent academic publications, with the chance for reviewer and author to engage in debate. More than 2300 scholarly reviews are now available, with new essays released each week. Sign up for notification of our latest reviews.

Reviews in History in numbers

The IHR's Reviews in History service has a number of distinctive features

  • 2450 : Reviews available free
  • 3000 : Longer reviews of up to 3000 words
  • 2021 : Includes recent publications
  • 1 to 1 : All authors have right of reply

Interested in contributing?

We welcome suggestions for new books, exhibitions and digital resources to review. If you've a proposal or would like to write for us, please get in touch.

Contact the Reviews in History editor

Guidelines for reviewers

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