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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Charlotte Sleigh PO Box 73631, |London, |SW14 9BS
  • Editorial board
Published for The British Society for the History of Science. This 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.



History blog

  • Making Sense of Drug Scarcity in the Cuban Revolution
  • 26 June 2019, Jennifer Lambe
  • What do we mean when we talk about “scarcity”? Is it an absolute or relative condition?   Observers of the 1959 Cuban Revolution have long relied on the category of scarcity to advance a variety of arguments.…...

Publications – The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)

  • BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019
  • 25 June 2019, Nicola.Sugden
  • The June issue of BJHS is a special issue, titled London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice and edited by Jim Bennett and Rebekah...
  • BJHS seeks new Editor
  • 12 March 2019, Nicola.Sugden
  • The time has come to begin the search for a new editor for the British Journal for the History of Science to succeed Charlotte Sleigh, who has most effectively...
  • BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019
  • 22 February 2019, Nicola.Sugden
  • The first issue of BJHS for 2019 brings with it some good news: the joint winner of our 2014 Singer Prize for an article by an early career researcher, Jenny...