Journal of Interdisciplinary History

Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Discipline History
Language English
Edited by Robert I. Rotberg and Theodore K. Rabb
Publication details
History 1969鈥損resent
MIT Press (United States)
Frequency Quarterly
0.727 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4 (alt Bluebook (alt1  alt2)
NLM (alt MathSciNet (alt Paid subscription required)
ISO 4 J. Interdiscip. Hist.
CODEN  JSTOR (alt LCCN (alt)
MIAR  NLM (alt Scopus
ISSN 0022-1953 (print)
1530-9169 (web)
JSTOR 00221953
OCLC no. 1799976

The Journal of Interdisciplinary History is a peer-reviewed academic journal published four times a year by the MIT Press. It covers a broad range of historical themes and periods, linking history to other academic fields.


The journal features articles, review essays and book reviews, linking history with other fields of academic research, such as economics and demographics. Unlike most other historical journals, the content is not limited to one geographical area or historical period, and covers social, demographic, political, economic, cultural and technological history.

Each issue has 200 pages.


Since its inception, the Journal of Interdisciplinary History has been edited by Robert Rotberg and Theodore Rabb.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 0.727, ranking it 6th out of 87 journals in the category "History".[1] According to the SCImago Journal Rank it has a h-index of 27.[2]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: History". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.
  2. ^ "Journal of Interdisciplinary History". SCImago Journal Rank. Retrieved 2020-04-22.

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