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The Michigan Historical Review

An academic journal publishing the latest in Michigan history content. 

Michigan's Premier Academic Journal

The cover of the Fall 2022 issue of The Michigan Historical Review

A semiannual journal, The Michigan Historical Review features articles relating to Michigan's political, economic, social, and cultural history. Edited and published by the Historical Society of Michigan, The Michigan Historical Review is packed with the latest findings of Michigan researchers on a wide range of topics. The Michigan Historical Review is a benefit of HSM's Enhanced Household Membership as well as Organizational Memberships.

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Already An Enhanced Member?

Don't forget to take advantage of your Member Benefits! As a perk of your enhanced membership, you have digital access to The Michigan Historical Review on our website. Check out the link below!

Access the Review Online

Are you an HSM member? All of our Household and Organization memberships have access to the digital copy of The Michigan Historical Review. Learn more at the link below! You must be logged in to our website to access the page.

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The Michigan Historical Review's Board of Editors

Composed of experts throughout the state of Michigan, our journal's board of editors is carefully curated to reflect the wide range of historical knowledge in our state's history. View the current list of editors below. They have our sincere thanks for their scholarship and time spent helping make The Review the best it can be!

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Write for The Michigan Historical Review

The Michigan Historical Review welcomes submissions relating to Michigan’s political, economic, social, and cultural history. The editor also welcomes manuscripts in American, Canadian, and Midwestern history that explore important themes related to Michigan’s past. Articles should range from approximately 5,000 to 15,000 words and must be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word document to Submissions should be double spaced with endnotes in Chicago Style (17th edition). Full-length articles receive a double-blind peer review. Research notes and documents are reviewed in-house.

The Michigan Historical Review Article Index

If you are conducting research in the history field and need to reference or explore past articles of The Review, check out our Article Index. It can be used to search past articles from The Michigan Historical Review by subject or author. 

Individual Issues

Purchase individual and past issues of The Michigan Historical Review in our online store!

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A Benefit of Enhanced Household Memberships

Are you a Household member of the Historical Society of Michigan who enjoys reading Chronicle and Michigan History magazines? Become an Enhanced Household member to add The Michigan Historical Review to your collection of publications! 

Issued twice annually, each issue of the journal features exciting, cutting-edge scholarship in the field of Michigan history, as well as in-depth reviews on new books relating to the state's past. Take a deep dive into the Great Lakes State's past and become an Enhanced Household member today!

Attention Institutional and International Subscribers!

Print and electronic subscriptions for The Michigan Historical Review can be purchased through HSM's online store.