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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Amanda Rees
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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.

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BJHS and BJHS Themes Blogs

  • Imperial Entomology: Locusts
  • 08 February 2022, Michael Worboys
  • In the first half of the twentieth century, locust plagues were managed by imperial governments, advised by their scientific institutions.

News – BSHS

  • Winner of BSHS Singer Essay Prize 2022 Announced
  • 11 August 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to announce Luísa Reis Castro (Dornsife) as winner of the Singer Prize 2022. The prize of £500 is...
  • Call for Papers: Postcolonial Fault-Lines 2022
  • 29 July 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • CfP: Postcolonial Fault-Lines: Branching into the Unknown IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: Deadline for Submissions: August 15th, 2022. Notification of Acceptance:...

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