Early Science and Medicine

A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period

Editor-in-Chief: Christoph Lüthy
Early Science and Medicine (ESM) is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the history of science, medicine and technology from the earliest times through to the end of the eighteenth century. The need to treat in a single journal all aspects of scientific activity and thought to the eighteenth century is due to two factors: to the continued importance of ancient sources throughout the Middle Ages and the early modern period, and to the comparably low degree of specialization and the high degree of disciplinary interdependence characterizing the period before the professionalization of science.

The journal, which concerns itself mainly with the Western, Byzantine and Arabic traditions, is particularly interested in emphasizing these elements of continuity and interconnectedness, and it encourages their diachronic study from a variety of viewpoints, including commented text editions and monographic studies of historical figures and scientific questions or practices. Early Science and Medicine contains an extended book review section and occasionally dedicates special feature sections to emerging historiographic fields and methods of research.
The main language of the journal is English, although contributions in French and German are also accepted.

2016 Impact Factor: 0.317
5 Year Impact Factor: 0.374

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For Guidelines to Contributors click here. For more information, visit the ESM website at Radboud University.
Visit also the book series Medieval and Early Modern Science.

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< Editor-in-Chief
Christoph Lüthy, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Associate Editor
Vasileios Syros, Columbia University, New York

Book Review Editors
Davide Cellamare, Radboud University, Nijmegen
Valentina Pugliano, Christ's College, Cambridge
Jole Shackelford, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Language Editor
Anke Timmermann

Founding Editor
Hans Thijssen, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Editorial Board
Peter Anstey, The University of Sydney
Domenico Bertoloni Meli, Indiana University, Bloomington
Stefano Caroti, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence
Tobias Cheung, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Serafina Cuomo, Birkbeck College, University of London
Michael Edwards, Jesus College, Cambridge
André Goddu, Stonehill College, North Easton
Anita Guerrini, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Niccolò Guicciardini, Università degli Studi di Bergamo
Ann Hanson, Yale University, New Haven
Hiro Hirai, Radboud University, Nijmegen
Jan P. Hogendijk, University of Utrecht
Michael Hunter, Birkbeck College, University of London
Elaheh Kheirandish, Harvard University
Colin Guthrie King, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
Sachiko Kusukawa, Trinity College, Cambridge
Craig Martin, Oakland University, Rochester
Michael R. McVaugh, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
William R. Newman, Indiana University, Bloomington
Jennifer Rampling, Princeton University
Sophie Roux, Université de Grenoble
Thomas Rütten, Newcastle University
Thomas B. Settle, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence
Alan E. Shapiro, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis
Nancy Siraisi, Hunter College, New York
Brian Vickers, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Robert S. Westman, University of California, San Diego
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Readership

Those interested in the early history of science defined in its widest form to include natural philosophy, optics, astronomy, natural history, and the occult sciences.