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First published in January 1886, The English Historical Review (EHR) is the oldest journal of historical scholarship in the English-speaking world. It deals not only with British history, but also with almost all aspects of European and world history since the classical era: it covers the history of the Americas, including the foreign policy of the USA and her role in the wider world, but excludes the internal history of the USA since Independence, for which other scholarly outlets are plentiful. The EHR includes major Articles, ‘Notes and Documents’, and Debates on medieval and modern themes, as well as an unusually extensive range of Reviews and Shorter Notices of books published throughout the world. A summary of international periodical literature published in the previous twelve months is also provided.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

The English Historical Review is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services:

America: History and Life
Arts and Humanities Citation Index®
British Humanities Index
CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Current Contents® /Arts & Humanities
Current Contents® /Social and Behavioral Sciences
Historical Abstracts
History Study Center
Humanities Index/Abstracts/Full Text
Journal Citation Reports /Social Sciences Edition
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
PROQUEST DATABASE : Arts & Humanities Full Text
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000 International
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Discovery
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest International Academic Research Library
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Research Library
Social Sciences Citation Index®
Social Scisearch®
Sociological Abstracts
The Standard Periodical Directory
Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition


YearImpact FactorSsi: History
20140.30941 out of 87
20130.20340 out of 72
20120.16746 out of 69
20110.45812 out of 55
20100.40312 out of 43
20090.28112 out of 31
20080.11718 out of 22
20070.19313 out of 17

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Social Science Citation Index by ISI.

Impact Factor: 0.309

5-Yr impact factor: 0.306


Professor Martin Conway
Dr Catherine Holmes
Professor Peter Marshall

Assistant Editors

Catherine Wright
Dr Kim Reynolds

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