Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Aestimatio is an Open Access journal providing critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity up to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe. The aim is to allow reviewers the opportunity to engage critically both the results of research in the history of science and how these results are obtained.

Recent annual volumes of Aestimatio are roughly 400 pages in length and contain about 35 items (reviews, review articles, articles, memorial notices, and books received).


Section Policies


Publication Frequency

The journal will publish approximately two items each month.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.