Top Best history journals for publication

High Impact Factor Journals in History: In this blog post (Top History Journals), we are providing the list of best history journals. These top journals are history are selected based on the latest impact factor list.

The top History journals expect researchers to submit quality research.

List of top history journals

We have provided the top 10 journals in history based on their impact factors.

1. Journal of Economic History

The Journal of Economic History is an academic journal of economic history that has been published since 1941. Many of its articles are quantitative, often following the formal approaches that have been called cliometrics or the new economic history to make statistical estimates.

Impact Factor: 1.683 (2018)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Discipline: Economics
History: 1941–present

2. Social Forces

Social Forces is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of social science published by Oxford University Press for the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Impact Factor: 1.953 (2019)
History: 1922–present
Discipline: Social science
ISSN: 0037-7732
Publisher: Oxford University Press for the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Frequency: Quarterly

3. Public Opinion Quarterly

Public Opinion Quarterly is an academic journal published by Oxford University Press for the American Association for Public Opinion Research, covering communication studies and political science.

Impact Factor: 2.494 (2020)
History: 1937-present
ISSN: 0033-362X (print); 1537-5331 (web)
Publisher: Oxford University Press for the American Association for Public Opinion Research

4. Explorations in Economic History

Explorations in Economic History is a peer-reviewed academic journal of quantitative economic history. It follows the quantitative or formal approaches that have been called cliometrics or the new economic history, applied to any place and time. 

Impact Factor: 1.148 (2018)
Publisher: Elsevier
History: 1949-1958, 1963-present
Discipline: Economic history

5. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science is a peer-reviewed, academic journal of philosophy, owned by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science and published by the University of Chicago Press.

Impact Factor: 2.605 (2019)
History: 1950–present
ISSN: 0007-0882 (print); 1464-3537 (web)
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Frequency: Quarterly
Discipline: Philosophy of science

6. Studia Historica Slovenica

Studia historica Slovenica (SHS) is a periodical scientific publication published by the Historical Association of Franc Kovačič PhD, Koroška cesta 160, Maribor. The publication publishes historical articles and other humanistic and sociological articles that adjoin historical science. Studia historica Slovenica is issued in three volumes a year.

ISSN: 15808122
PUBLISHER: Historical Society Dr. Franca Kovacica in Maribor 

7. Social Studies of Science

Social Studies of Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers relating to the history and philosophy of science. The journal’s editor-in-chief is Sergio Sismondo. The journal was established in 1971 under the name Science Studies and assumed its present title in 1975. 

Impact Factor: 4.038 (2020)
History: 1971–present
ISSN: 0306-3127 (print); 1460-3659 (web)
Disciplines: Science and technology studies, History of Science, Philosophy of science, Sociology of scientific knowledge

8. Journal of Archaeological Science

The Journal of Archaeological Science is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers “the development and application of scientific techniques and methodologies to all areas of archaeology”. The journal was established in 1974 by Academic Press and is currently published by Elsevier.

Impact Factor: 3.03 (2018)
Publisher: Elsevier
Discipline: Archaeology
History: 1974-present
ISSN: 0305-4403 (print); 1095-9238 (web)
Open access: Hybrid

9. Political Geography

Political Geography is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Elsevier covering the geographical and spatial dimensions of politics and the political. 

Impact Factor: 3.043 (2019)
History: 1982–present
ISSN: 0962-6298 (print); 1873-5096 (web)
Publisher: Elsevier (United Kingdom)
Disciplines: Political science, Geography

10. American Antiquity

The professional journal American Antiquity is published by Cambridge University Press for the Society for American Archaeology, an organization of professional archaeologists of the Americas. The journal is considered to be the flagship journal of American archaeology. 

Impact Factor: 1.961 (2019)
History: 1935 – present
ISSN: 0002-7316
Discipline: Archaeology

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