The School of History in the University of St Andrews is one of the country's leading centres for historical research. The School has particular research strengths in the following areas: Mediaeval History, Middle Eastern History (incl. Iranian History), French History, German History, Scottish History, Reformation History and Intellectual History.

For more information please visit the School of History home page.

Recent Submissions

  • A pre-history of ‘peer review’ : refereeing and editorial selection at the Royal Society 

    Moxham, Noah; Fyfe, Aileen (2016-08-25) - Journal article
    Despite being coined only in the early 1970s, ‘peer review’ has become a powerful rhetorical concept in modern academic discourse, tasked with ensuring the reliability and reputation of scholarly research. Its origins have ...
  • In search of social contract : Roma in 20th-21st centuries 

    Marushiakova-Popova, Elena Andreevna; Popov, Veselin (2017-05-13) - Journal article
    The whole history of Roma reflects the constant quest to find a "good place for life." For achieving this goal two possible ways are used consequently or simultaneously. In attempt to secure their well-beings some Roma ...
  • Rethinking Roma holocaust : victims or/and victors 

    Marushiakova-Popova, Elena Andreevna; Popov, Veselin (UNIVERSITAS: Krakow, 2017-01-30) - Conference item
  • The Royal Society and the prehistory of peer review, 1665-1965 

    Moxham, Noah; Fyfe, Aileen (2017-05-06) - Journal article
    Despite being coined only in the early 1970s, ‘peer review’ has become a powerful rhetorical concept in modern academic discourse, tasked with ensuring the reliability and reputation of scholarly research. Its origins have ...
  • Book-collecting and literature in eighteenth-century Britain 

    Allan, David William (2015-07) - Journal article
    Book collections occupied a central place in eighteenth-century British culture. It is clear that changing economic conditions were making book-ownership progressively more widespread, even though detailed evidence for the ...

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