The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)

The British Society for the History of Science

British Journal for the History of Science


BJHS logoThis leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science.

History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields.

A substantial book review section is a central feature. There are four issues a year, comprising an annual volume of over 600 pages. BJHS is published by Cambridge University Press.

  • ISSN: 0007-0874
  • EISSN: 1474-001X

image of scribeOnline resources

Cambridge Journals Online operates our online services (some require subscription):

Further details, including advertising rates, institutional subscription information and instructions for contributors, are available on CUP’s BJHS pages.

Editorial offices

From July 2009
Editor: Dr Jon Agar (UCL, web, first point of contact for authors)
Associate Editor: Prof Hasok Chang (Cambridge, web).
Associate Editor: Dr Joe Cain (UCL, web).
Book Reviews Editor: Dr Adam Mosley (Swansea, web).

BSHS members receive a subscription to the journal.

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