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Journal overview

The Seventeenth Century is established as the leading forum for interdisciplinary approaches to the period, and complements these with stimulating specialist studies on a wide range of subjects. The journal is international in its scope. There is a general preference for articles embodying original research.

All contributions should be accessible to scholars who are not specialists in the field concerned. Subjects covered include literature, political and economic history, social history, theology, philosophy, colonial history, natural sciences, music, and the visual arts. There is substantial coverage of book reviews; the journal also publishes review articles and surveys of recent research. From time to time special issues will be devoted to one theme or topic, although the journal normally aims for a broad spread of interest in each issue.

The Seventeenth Century is listed in the Clarivate Analytics Arts & Humanities Citation Index.®


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All peer review is single anonymized and submission is online via ScholarOne Manuscripts.

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