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Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques (HRRH) has established a well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality articles of wide-ranging interest for over forty years. The journal, which publishes articles in both English and French, is committed to exploring history in an interdisciplinary framework and with a comparative focus. Historical approaches to art, literature, and the social sciences; the history of mentalities and intellectual movements; the terrain where religion and history meet: these are the subjects to which Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques is devoted.

Subjects: History, Literature


Current Issue

Volume 44, Issue 1, Spring 2018

Special Issue: The Pinker Thesis

Guest Editors: Philip Dwyer and Mark S. Micale


A Message from Senior Editor Linda E. Mitchell


History, Violence, and Stephen Pinker
Mark S. Micale and Philip Dwyer


The Past as a Foreign Country: Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Pinker’s “Prehistoric Anarchy”
Linda Fibiger

Were There Better Angels of a Classical Greek Nature? Violence in Classical Athens
Matthew Trundle

Getting Medieval on Steven Pinker: Violence and Medieval England
Sara M. Butler

The Complexity of History: Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis
Nancy Shields Kollmann

Whitewashing History: Pinker’s (Mis)Representation of the Enlightenment and Violence
Philip Dwyer

The “Moral Effect” of Legalized Lawlessness: Violence in Britain’s Twentieth-Century Empire
Caroline Elkins

Does Better Angels of Our Nature Hold Up as History?
Randolph Roth

The Rise and Rise of Sexual Violence
Joanna Bourke

The Inner Demons of The Better Angels of Our Nature
Daniel Lord Smail

What Pinker Leaves Out
Mark S. Micale

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