Das Historisch-Politische Buch (HPB)

Published on behalf of Ranke-Gesellschaft – Vereinigung für Geschichte im öffentlichen Leben e.V. by Jürgen Elvert

Release period 4 issues per year with a number of pages of approx. 680 pp./vol. Language: German

ISSN 0018-2605 (Print)
ISSN 2567-3181 (Online)

About Journal

The review journal Das Historisch-Politische Buch (HPB) was established in 1953 and is edited by Jürgen Elvert on behalf of the Ranke Gesellschaft, Vereinigung für Geschichte im öffentlichen Leben e.V.

More than 1.000 international scholars contribute to the journal on a regular basis and review over a 1.000 current publications annually. While focusing on History and Political Science the HPB covers neighbouring disciplines as well. The journal provides reliable and crucial guidance for scholars, archivists, librarians, booksellers and the interested public. In concise articles, the reviews summarize the content of the book, comment on the subject and place them in the research context.

Since issue 66/2018 the HPB is published quarterly.

Indexing and Abstracting

Das Historisch-Politische Buch is covered by the following services:

– CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
– CNPIEC – China National Publications Import & Export (Group) Co.
– EBSCO (relevant databases)
– EBSCO Discovery Service
– EconBiz (ZBW)
– Google Scholar
– H-Soz-Kult
– IBR Online (DeGruyter)
– Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
– Sherpa Romeo
– World Affairs Online (WAO)
– WorldCat (OCLC)

The journal is also archived in: PORTICO


Subscription price annually EUR 568,– (Institutions: Print incl. Online or E-Only¹), EUR 399,90 (Individuals: Print incl. Online or E-Only²); Single Issue (Print only) EUR 109,90

¹ Including online access via IP-address for an unlimited number of users at one site. Prices for further sites see Journal Price List 2024: Multi-Site Licenses.
² Including one single online access via username and password.
We allow a student discount of 25 % on the subscription price for individuals (on presentation of student ID).

All prices are recommended retail prices. For domestic orders the prices include VAT. For orders from abroad the prices are net prices, exclusive of VAT.

Subscriptions will generally be charged upon the publication of the first issue per volume.

Shipping costs see Journal Price List 2024.

Cancellation of subscription is requested by 6 weeks before the end of the calendar year.

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Umschlags. 2 = EUR 800,--
Umschlags. 3 = EUR 700,--

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Editorial Office

Editorial Office HPB
Email: hpb@duncker-humblot.de
Phone: +49 4351 7533333

Postal Address:
Editorial Office HPB
St.-Nicolai-Straße 24
24340 Eckernförde


17 Hits

Das Historisch-Politische Buch (HPB), Volume 71, Issue 1–2
2023. p. 1–315
Available as:  Printed issue

Das Historisch-Politische Buch (HPB), Volume 68, Issue 3–4
2020. p. 297–545

Das Historisch-Politische Buch (HPB), Volume 65, Issue 4–6
2017. p. 337–620

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