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 This list of history journals presents representative academic journals pertaining to the field of history and historiography.

It includes scholarly journals listed by journal databases and professional associations such as: JSTOR, Project MUSE, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, Questia and Iran Heritage or are published by national or regional historical societies, or by major scholarly publishers (such as Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, the University of Chicago Press and Taylor & Francis). It does not include many of the world's 5000 journals devoted to local history or highly specialized topics. This list is a compilation and not one based on an exhaustive examination and judgment of quality.

   General history

 ·         The American Historical Review

 ·         Annales. Histoire, Sciences sociales, in French

 ·         Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire

 ·         The English Historical Review

 ·         The Historian, published for the history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta in the U.S.

 ·         The Historian: the magazine for members of the Historical Association, UK

 ·         The Historical Journal

 ·         Historical Research

 ·         Historische Zeitschrift, German 1859

 ·         History

 ·         History Compass

 ·         History: Reviews of New Books

 ·         History Today, popular

 ·         History Workshop Journal

 ·         Journal of Interdisciplinary History

 ·         Past & Present

 ·         Radical History Review

 ·         Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro, Brazil, 1839

 ·         Revue historique, French

 ·         Rivista Storica Italiana

 By period



 ·         American Journal of Chinese Studies

 ·         American Review of China Studies

 ·         Antichthon

 ·         Antiguo Oriente

 ·         Bryn Mawr Classical Review

 ·         Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte – Revue d'Histoire Ancienne – Journal of Ancient History – Rivista di Storia Antica

 ·         The Journal of Hellenic Studies

 ·         New England Classical Journal


Modern and contemporary

 ·         Eighteenth-Century Studies

 ·         The Historical Journal

 ·         Journal of Contemporary History

 ·         The Journal of Modern History


Comparative and world

 ·         Comparative Civilizations Review

 ·         Comparative Studies in Society and History

 ·         Journal of World History

 ·         World History Bulletin


By region



 ·         African Archaeological Review

 ·         African Economic History

 ·         African Historical Review[9]

 ·         Afrique & Histoire

 ·         Heritage of Zimbabwe

 ·         History in Africa

 ·         International Journal of African Historical Studies

 ·         The Journal of African History

 ·         Journal of Modern African Studies

 ·         Journal of Southern African Studies

 ·         Rhodesiana

 ·         South African Historical Journal

 ·         Zaïre. Revue Congolaise—Congoleesch Tijdschrift, 1920–1960



 ·         Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt

 ·         Ostracon

 ·         Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur



 ·         Asian Survey

 ·         Central Asian Survey

 ·         History Research Journal

 ·         Iranian Studies (journal)

 ·         Journal of American-East Asian Relations

 ·         Journal of Asian History

 ·         Journal of the American Oriental Society

 ·         Journal of Asian Studies

 ·         Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

 ·         Modern Asian Studies


East Asia

 ·         American Journal of Chinese Studies, in English

 ·         American Review of China Studies, in English

 ·         Bulletin of the National Museum of Japanese History, in Japanese

 ·         Central Asian Survey

 ·         Chinese Historical Review

 ·         Chinese Studies in History[11]

 ·         Early and Medieval Chinese History

 ·         East Asian History

 ·         Journal of Japanese Studies

 ·         Journal of Modern Chinese History

 ·         Korean Studies

 ·         Late Imperial China

 ·         Modern China: An International Journal of History and Social Science

 ·         Monumenta Nipponica, Japanese studies (in English)

 ·         Sino-Japanese Studies

 ·         Social Science Japan Journal

 ·         T'oung Pao: International Journal of Chinese Studies


South Asia

 ·         Contemporary South Asia

 ·         Indian Economic and Social History Review

 ·         Indian Historical Review

 ·         Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society

 ·         Journal of History Jadavpur University

 ·         South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies

 ·         South Asia Research


Southeast Asia

 ·         Brunei Museum Journal

 ·         Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society

 ·         Journal of Southeast Asian Studies

 ·         SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research


Australasia and Oceania

 ·         Australian Cultural History (last issue volume 28, 2–3, 2010)

 ·         Australian Economic History Review

 ·         Australian Historical Studies

 ·         Australian Journal of Politics and History

 ·         History Australia

 ·         Journal of Australian Colonial History

 ·         The Journal of Pacific History

 ·         Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society

 ·         New Zealand Journal of History

 ·         NZ Legacy magazine - the official magazine of the New Zealand Federation of Historical Societies

 ·         Oceania



 ·         Contemporary European History

 ·         European History Quarterly

 ·         European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire

 ·         First World War Studies

 ·         Historical Social Research

 ·         Itinerario

 ·         Journal of Modern European History


Middle Ages

 ·         Bibliothèque de l'École des Chartes

 ·         Early Medieval Europe

 ·         The Haskins Society Journal

 ·         Journal of Medieval History

 ·         Reti Medievali Rivista

 ·         The Medieval Review

 ·         Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies


Ireland and Britain

 ·         Albion

 ·         Analecta Hibernica

 ·         Anglo-Norman Studies

 ·         Anglo-Saxon England

 ·         Archivium Hibernicum

 ·         Arthuriana

 ·         Britain and the World, formerly British Scholar

 ·         Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies

 ·         Clogher Record

 ·         Collectanea Hibernica

 ·         Contemporary British History

 ·         Current Archaeology

 ·         Dublin Historical Record

 ·         Eighteenth-Century Ireland (journal)

 ·         Ériu (journal)

 ·         History: The Journal of the Historical Association

 ·         The Irish Sword, formerly Journal of the Military History Society of Ireland

 ·         Journal of British Studies

 ·         Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society

 ·         Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland

 ·         Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, formerly Scottish Economic and Social History

 ·         Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

 ·         The Irish Genealogist

 ·         The Scottish Historical Review

 ·         Twentieth Century British History

 ·         Studia Hibernica

 ·         Victorian Studies


Regional or local

 ·         Archaeologica Aeliana (Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne)

 ·         Archaeologia Cantiana (Kent Archaeological Society)

 ·         Derbyshire Archaeological Journal (Derbyshire Archaeological Society)

 ·         Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology)

 ·         Midlands History

 ·         Morgannwg (Glamorgan History Society)

 ·         Northern History

 ·         Oxoniensia (Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society)

 ·         The Local Historian

 ·         Local Population Studies

 ·         The London Journal

 ·         Richmond History, Journal of the Richmond Local History Society

 ·         Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society

 ·         Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society

 ·         Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society

 ·         Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire

 ·         Transactions of the Thoroton Society (Thoroton Society, Nottinghamshire)

 ·         Surrey Archaeological Collections (Surrey Archaeological Society)

 ·         Southern History


Eastern Europe and Balkans

 ·         Canadian-American Slavic Studies (1967–Present)

 ·         Central Asian Survey (1982–Present)

 ·         Contemporary European History (1992-2014)

 ·         East European Quarterly (1967-2008, 2015–Present)

 ·         Journal of Baltic Studies (1970–Present)[36]

 ·         Journal of Modern Greek Studies

 ·         Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography (2008–Present)

 ·         Journal of Slavic Military Studies (1988–Present)

 ·         Journal of Ukrainian Studies (1976-2012)

 ·         Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History (2000–Present)

 ·         Kwartalnik Historyczny

 ·         Lithuanian Historical Studies

 ·         Revolutionary Russia (1988–Present)

 ·         Russian History

 ·         Russian Studies in History (formerly Soviet Studies in History) (1962-1992, 1992–Present)

 ·         Sibirica: Journal of Siberian Studies (2001-2019)

 ·         Slavic Review (1961–Present)

 ·         Slavonic and East European Review (1922-1927, 1928–Present)

 ·         Soviet Studies (1949-1992)

 ·         Studies in Comparative Communism (1968-1992)

 ·         Studies in Soviet Thought (1961-2016)

 ·         The Polish Review (1942-1945, 1956-2019)

 ·         The Romanian Journal of History and International Studies

 ·         The Russian Review (1941–Present)

 ·         The Slavic and East European Journal (1957–Present)

 ·         Politics, Religion & Ideology (formerly Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions) (2000–Present)


Nordic Europe

 ·         Historisk Tidskrift (Sweden)

 ·         Historisk Tidsskrift (Denmark)

 ·         Historisk Tidsskrift (Norway)

 ·         Saga (Iceland)

 ·         Nordic Historical Review

 ·         Scandinavian Journal of History


Western Europe

 ·         Belgisch tijdschrift voor nieuwste geschiedenis-Revue belge d'histoire contemporaine (BTNG-RBHC)

 ·         BMGN: Low Countries Historical Review

 ·         Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

 ·         Central European History

 ·         Deutsche Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft

 ·         Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies

 ·         French Colonial History[65]

 ·         French Historical Studies

 ·         French History

 ·         French Studies: A Quarterly Review

 ·         German History

 ·         German Studies Review

 ·         Historische Zeitschrift


Latin America and the Caribbean

 ·         The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Latin American History

 ·         Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura

 ·         Boletín americanista

 ·         Revista de Historia Americana y Argentina

 ·         Colonial Latin American Review

 ·         Hispanic American Historical Review

 ·         Historia

 ·         Journal of Latin American Studies

 ·         Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos

 ·         Revista Complutense de Historia de América


Middle East

 ·         Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

 ·         Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research

 ·         Iranian Studies Journal

 ·         Jerusalem Quarterly

 ·         Journal of Israeli History: Politics, Society, Culture[69]

 ·         Journal of Near Eastern Studies

 ·         Journal of Palestine Studies

 ·         Palestine Exploration Quarterly


United States and Canada

 ·         The American Genealogist

 ·         American Nineteenth Century History

 ·         American Quarterly

 ·         American Review of Canadian Studies

 ·         Canada's History, Formerly The Beaver (1920 – 2010)

 ·         Canadian Historical Review, the major scholarly journal

 ·         Civil War History

 ·         The Journal of American History (formerly Mississippi Valley Historical Review)

 ·         Journal of American Studies

 ·         Journal of the Civil War Era

 ·         Journal of the Early Republic

 ·         Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

 ·         Pacific Historical Review

 ·         Reviews in American History

 ·         William and Mary Quarterly, pre-1815


North American regions, states and provinces

 ·         Acadiensis, covers Atlantic Canada

 ·         Alberta history

 ·         Arkansas Historical Quarterly

 ·         Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the South, 1927 to 2006

 ·         California History, formerly California Historical Quarterly and California Historical Society Quarterly

 ·         Chicago History

 ·         The Chronicles of Oklahoma

 ·         Florida Historical Quarterly

 ·         Georgia Historical Quarterly

 ·         Historical Journal of Massachusetts

 ·         Journal of Illinois History

 ·         Indiana Magazine of History

 ·         Journal of Southern History

 ·         Journal of the Southwest

 ·         Journal of the West

 ·         The Kansas Historical Quarterly

 ·         Manitoba History

 ·         Maryland Historical Magazine

 ·         Michigan Historical Review

 ·         Middle West Review

 ·         Minnesota History

 ·         Missouri Historical Review

 ·         Montana: The Magazine of Western History

 ·         The New England Journal of History

 ·         The New England Quarterly

 ·         North Carolina Historical Review

 ·         Northwest Ohio History

 ·         Ohio History

 ·         Ontario History

 ·         Oregon Historical Quarterly

 ·         Pacific Northwest Quarterly

 ·         Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies

 ·         Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

 ·         Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

 ·         Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française [fr] focus on Quebec

 ·         Saskatchewan History

 ·         Southwestern Historical Quarterly

 ·         Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

 ·         Western Historical Quarterly

 ·         Wisconsin Magazine of History


By topic



 ·         American Archivist open access

 ·         Archives

 ·         Archives and Records


Business, labor and economics

 ·         African Economic History

 ·         Agricultural History

 ·         Agricultural History Review

 ·         American Communist History

 ·         Business History

 ·         Business History Review

 ·         Communisme

 ·         Economic History Review

 ·         Enterprise and Society

 ·         Essays in Economic & Business History

 ·         European Review of Economic History

 ·         Financial History Review

 ·         International Labor and Working Class History

 ·         Journal of Economic History

 ·         Journal of European Economic History

 ·         Labor History

 ·         Labor: Studies in Working-Class History

 ·         Labour/Le Travail

 ·         Research in Economic History

 ·         Twentieth Century Communism

 ·         Vierteljahrschrift für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte


Demography and family

 ·         Continuity and Change: A Journal of Social Structure, Law and Demography in Past Societies

 ·         The History of the Family

 ·         Journal of Family History: Studies in Family, Kinship and Demography

 ·         Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth

 ·         Local Population Studies



 ·         History of Education: Journal of the History of Education Society

 ·         History of Education Quarterly

 ·         Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education


Ethnic and racial studies

 ·         Amerasia Journal: The National Interdisciplinary Journal of Scholarship, Criticism, and Literature on Asian and Pacific Americans

 ·         American Jewish History

 ·         Australian Journal of Jewish Studies

 ·         Journal of Jewish Social Studies

 ·         Immigrants & Minorities: Historical Studies in Ethnicity, Migration and Diaspora

 ·         Jewish Culture and History

 ·         Journal of African American History, formerly The Journal of Negro History (1916–2001)

 ·         Journal of American Ethnic History

 ·         Journal of Asian American Studies



 ·         Holocaust and Genocide Studies

 ·         Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History[99]

 ·         Journal of Genocide Research

 ·         Humanity Journal


Ideas and historiography

 ·         Main article: List of historiography journals

 ·         Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History

 ·         Global Intellectual History

 ·         History and Theory

 ·         History of European Ideas

 ·         Intellectual History Review

 ·         Journal of the History of Ideas

 ·         Modern Intellectual History

 ·         Social Science History


International relations and diplomatic

 ·         Diplomatic History

 ·         The International History Review

 ·         Journal of American-East Asian Relations

 ·         Cold War History

 ·         Journal of Cold War Studies

 ·         Journal of Conflict Resolution

 ·         Journal of Peace Research

 ·         Prague Papers on the History of International Relations

 ·         Relations internationales



 ·         Administrory - Journal for the History of Public Administration / Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte

 ·         American Journal of Legal History

 ·         Law and History Review

 ·         Comparative Legal History (since 2013)

 ·         Clio@Themis

 ·         Forum Historiae Iuris - Erste Europäiche Internet Zeitschrift für Rechtsgeschichte

 ·         Giornale di Storia Costituzionale

 ·         Glossae - European Journal of Legal History

 ·         Italian Review of Legal History

 ·         Journal of Legal History

 ·         Materiali per una Storia della Cultura Giuridica

 ·         Quaderni fiorentini per la storia del pensiero giuridico moderno (since 1972)

 ·         Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History (journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, since 2002)

 ·         Revista Chilena de Historia del Derecho

 ·         Revista Mexicana de Historia del Derecho

 ·         Revista de Estudios Historico-Jurídicos, Chile

 ·         Revista de Historia del Derecho, Argentina

 ·         Revue Historique de Droit Français et Étranger

 ·         Rivista di Storia del Diritto Italiano, since 1926

 ·         Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / The Legal History Review (since 1918)

 ·         Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte (since 1815/1880)



 ·         American Neptune

 ·         The Great Circle

 ·         International Journal of Maritime History

 ·         Journal for Maritime Research

 ·         Mariner's Mirror

 ·         Northern Mariner


Media and books

 ·         American Journalism: A Journal of Media History

 ·         American Literary History

 ·         Book History

 ·         Film & History

 ·         The Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television

 ·         Huntington Library Quarterly

 ·         Journalism History

 ·         Media History, formerly Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History (1993 - 1997)



 ·         Journal of Medieval Military History

 ·         Journal of Military History

 ·         The Journal of Slavic Military Studies

 ·         Militärgeschichtliche Zeitschrift, a publication by the Center for Military History and Social Sciences of the Bundeswehr

 ·         Vulcan: The International Journal for the Social History of Military Technology

 ·         Journal for the Society of Army Historical Research, the pre-eminent journal for British Army & Commonwealth military history

 ·         War in History

 ·         War & Society


Politics and public policy

 ·         American Communist History

 ·         Congress and the Presidency

 ·         The Journal of Legislative Studies

 ·         Journal of Policy History

 ·         Presidential Studies Quarterly

 ·         The Public Historian



 ·         American Jewish History

 ·         Anglican & Episcopal History

 ·         Anuario de Historia de la Iglesia, in Spanish

 ·         Australian Journal of Jewish Studies

 ·         Baptist History & Heritage Journal

 ·         British Catholic History

 ·         The Catholic Historical Review

 ·         Church History

 ·         History of Religions

 ·         John Whitmer Historical Association Journal, on Mormons

 ·         Journal of Ecclesiastical History

 ·         Journal of Mormon History

 ·         Journal of Religious History

 ·         The Mennonite Quarterly Review

 ·         Methodist History Journal

 ·         Mormon Historical Studies

 ·         Numen

 ·         Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique, published in English, French, and German

 ·         Reformation


Science and technology

 ·         Ambix

 ·         Annals of Science

 ·         The British Journal for the History of Science

 ·         Bulletin of the History of Medicine

 ·         Centaurus

 ·         Early Science and Medicine

 ·         Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences

 ·         History and Technology

 ·         IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

 ·         Isis

 ·         Journal for the History of Astronomy

 ·         Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

 ·         Notes and Records of the Royal Society

 ·         Nursing History Review

 ·         Osiris

 ·         Quest: The History of Spaceflight

 ·         The Rutherford Journal

 ·         Technology and Culture



 ·         Histoire sociale / Social History, Bilingual journal (English and French) based in Canada

 ·         Historical Social Research

 ·         History of Intellectual Culture

 ·         History Workshop Journal

 ·         Journal of Social History

 ·         Journal of Sport History

 ·         Social Science History


Teaching and methods

 ·         The History Teacher

 ·         Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History

 ·         The Oral History Review

 ·         Teaching History: A Journal of Methods

 ·         American Educational History Journal

 ·         Programming Historian



 ·         Journal of Planning History

 ·         Journal of Urban History

 ·         Urban History

 ·         Urban History Review - Revue d'histoire urbaine, focus on Canada


Women and gender studies

 ·         Australian Feminist Studies

 ·         Aspasia

 ·         Feminist Studies

 ·         Gender & History

 ·         Journal of the History of Sexuality

 ·         Journal of Women's History

 ·         Lilith: A Feminist History Journal