The Journal of African History

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The Journal of African History  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Afr. Hist.
Discipline History of Africa
Language English
Edited by Barbara M. Cooper, Richard Reid, Cheikh A. Babou, Lynn M. Thomas
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Triannually
ISSN 0021-8537 (print)
1469-5138 (web)
LCCN 63005723
OCLC no. 473118490

The Journal of African History is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering African history from the late Stone Age to the present. It was established in 1960 and is published by Cambridge University Press. The current editors-in-chief are Barbara M. Cooper (Rutgers University), Richard Reid (School of Oriental and African Studies), Cheikh A. Babou (University of Pennsylvania), and Lynn M. Thomas (University of Washington).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 201 impact factor of 0.588.[1]


  1. ^ "The Journal of African History". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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