In a related question to this one, in what journals do math historians publish their article in? Brian M. Scott provided a link to Judy Grabiner's, who is a math historian, home page and it seems that she publishes in general mathematical journals for the most part, such as the American Mathematical Monthly. However there is mention of a journal that seems to be exclusively for math history called "Historia Mathematica". Are there any other journals exclusively for math history?

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    $\begingroup$ Math Monthly is very nice, but it is not a research journal. I have never seen a history of math paper in a mathematics research journal. $\endgroup$ – André Nicolas Jun 5 '12 at 5:16
  • $\begingroup$ @AndréNicolas Yup I believe you are right about that. $\endgroup$ – Eugene Jun 5 '12 at 5:27
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    $\begingroup$ There is also Archive for History of Exact Sciences. This journal does not deal exclusively with mathematics, but you can find some interesting math-related papers there. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Jun 5 '12 at 6:16
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    $\begingroup$ André Nicolas: Russian Mathematical Surveys publishes, or at least used to (I don't have access to any volumes after 1999), quite a number of very good historical articles. In particular, I have photocopies of several lengthy articles on Russian research in descriptive set theory that discuss things I know of no other references for in English (e.g. Lyapunov's work on $R$-sets, Keldysh's work on Luzin's problems, etc.). $\endgroup$ – Dave L. Renfro Jun 7 '12 at 15:51
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    $\begingroup$ There is also the British Society for the History of Mathematics $\endgroup$ – Joel Apr 7 '15 at 14:54

BSHM Bulletin. Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics. Taylor & Francis, 4 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon 0X14 4RN England. ISSN: 1749-8430. E-ISSN: 1749-8341. 3 issues/vol./yr.

Revista Brasileira de História da Matemática. An International Journal on the History of Mathematics, Sociedade Brasileira de História da Matemática Caixa postal 1631 CEP 59.078-970 Campus Universitario Natal RN Brazil. ISSN: 1519-955X.

Gaṇita Bhāratī. Bulletin of the Indian Society for the History of Mathematics. Formerly Gaṇita-Bhāratī. MD Publ. Pvt., Ltd. "MD House'' 11 Darya Ganj, New Delhi 110 002 India. ISSN: 0970-0307. 2 issues/vol./yr.

  • $\begingroup$ Nice! Thanks for this! $\endgroup$ – Eugene Jun 5 '12 at 5:32
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    $\begingroup$ Add Archives for History of Exact Sciences, it has math stuff too. $\endgroup$ – André Nicolas Jun 5 '12 at 6:14
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, one could add a lot of other journals that have math history, but OP's question was, "Are there any other journals exclusively for math history?" and I chose to interpret literally. By the way, I don't claim the list I've given is exhaustive. $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Jun 5 '12 at 6:31
  • $\begingroup$ The last link is dead. $\endgroup$ – Gigili Jun 5 '12 at 8:20
  • $\begingroup$ @Gigili, thanks for your efforts. $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Jun 5 '12 at 13:13

Web link for Ganita Bharati: http://www.mdppl.in/journal/ganita-bharati-bulletin-indian-society-history-mathematics

Also consider Revue d'histoire des mathematiques: http://smf4.emath.fr/Publications/RevueHistoireMath/


Closely related: International Journal for History of Mathematics Education http://www.comap.com/historyjournal/

  • $\begingroup$ Why didn't you just add this to your other answer? $\endgroup$ – Daniel W. Farlow Apr 7 '15 at 15:20
  • $\begingroup$ @MagicMan, the poster is a new, unregistered user. I have a vague recollection that unregistered users cannot edit their posts. $\endgroup$ – Barry Cipra Apr 7 '15 at 15:33
  • $\begingroup$ @BarryCipra Interesting. I guess that's somewhere over on meta. I thought about answering with Mathematics Magazine, but this question is very old. $\endgroup$ – Daniel W. Farlow Apr 7 '15 at 15:34
  • $\begingroup$ @MagicMan, greg's first posting updates the link to Ganita Bharati, which is now a dead link in Gerry Myerson's answer. New users can't post comments, only answers. $\endgroup$ – Barry Cipra Apr 7 '15 at 15:40
  • $\begingroup$ @BarryCipra Do you have a link for that information per chance? On meta or in the help center somewhere? $\endgroup$ – Daniel W. Farlow Apr 7 '15 at 15:41

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