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Explore the fascinating world of Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, a journal that reveals the history of science as it has developed since the 18th century.

Published 5 times a year as an e-only journal, HSNS offers in-depth articles on a wide range of scientific fields, their social and cultural histories and supporting institutions, including astronomy, geology, physics, genetics, natural history, chemistry, meteorology, and molecular biology. Widely regarded as a leading journal in the historiography of science and technology, HSNS includes pioneering articles and notable reviews by the most influential writers in the field.

Be sure to catch HSNS’s special issues, in which themes range from the international political history of the sciences to visual representations in science.

Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences is indexed and abstracted in the following services:

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IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur


Academic Search Alumni Edition
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Elite
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search R&D
Academic Search Ultimate
America: History and Life
Biography Index: Past and Present (H.W. Wilson)
Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson)
Current Abstracts
General Science Abstracts (H.W. Wilson)
General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Historical Abstracts (Online)
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
Science and Technology Collection
STM Source
TOC Premier (Table of Contents)

Elsevier BV



Academic OneFile
Expanded Academic ASAP
General OneFile
General Science Collection
InfoTrac Custom
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)

H.W. Wilson

General Science Index

International Atomic Energy Agency

INIS Collection Search (International Nuclear Information System)

National Library of Medicine



Electronic Collections Online
General Science Index
Periodical Abstracts

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Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
Biological Science Database
Earth, Atmospheric, & Aquatic Science Database
Humanities Index (Online, Ann Arbor), Core
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
Natural Science Collection
Professional ProQuest Central
ProQuest 5000
ProQuest 5000 InternationalProQuest Central
ProQuest Earth Science Collection
ProQuest Science Journals
ProQuest SciTech Collection
Research Library
SciTech Premium Collection
Technology Collection

Thomson Reuters

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
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Science Citation Index Expanded
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