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Historia Mathematica

Historia Mathematica: International Journal of History of Mathematics is the official journal of the International Commission for the History of Mathematics. Founded by Kenneth O. May in 1974, it has published on many aspects of the history of mathematics in all periods and all cultures ever since its first appearance. It was originally published by Academic Press, and since May of 2004 by Elsevier. The more than 130 issues to date have included research articles of varying length, research notes on more restricted topics, obituaries and other news items, book reviews, and abstracts of the current literature in the field of history of mathematics.

Editorial staff

Co-Editors in Chief: Nathan Sidoli and Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
Book review editors: Patti W Hunter (for books in English) and Henrik Kragh Sørensen
Abstract editors: Laura Martini (assistant editor), Duncan Melville and Kim Plofker (assistant editor)

The names and addresses of these editors as well as of the journal's associate editors may be found at the following link.

Submission of Articles to Historia Mathematica

Articles as well as obituaries can be submitted to Historia Mathematica through Elsevier's electronic editorial system at 


General information on the journal and its editorial procedures, including instructions for authors, can be found at this address on the Elsevier website.

Historia Mathematica Online

The complete table of contents of Historia Mathematica can be viewed at Science Direct. All articles and reviews can also be downloaded from this site through a personal or institutional subscription or by paying an individual fee.

Table of Contents of Volumes 1-23 (2)

A table of contents of the first 23 volumes of the journal, originally supplied through the editor's homepage, is still useful and can now be downloaded here in one of five different formats: