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About the Journal

First published in January 1886, The English Historical Review (EHR) is the oldest journal of historical scholarship in the English-speaking world. It publishes original and exciting research relating to all parts of the world and all forms of historical inquiry from the Classical era onwards. The EHR includes major Articles and Review Articles, and an unusually extensive range of Reviews of books published throughout the world in English and other languages. On an annual basis it compiles Notices of Records, Texts and Reference Works, and provides a summary of a wide range of periodical literature.

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Year Impact Factor Ssi: History
2015 0.431 23 out of 87
2014 0.309 41 out of 87
2013 0.203 40 out of 72
2012 0.167 46 out of 69
2011 0.458 12 out of 55
2010 0.403 12 out of 43
2009 0.281 12 out of 31
2008 0.117 18 out of 22
2007 0.193 13 out of 17

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

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