The article presents a short summary and comparison of development of scientifi c journals, whose representatives decided to contribute to the monothematic issue dedicated to the centenary of the journal Český lid. The author stresses the similar dynamics of development of these journals in the 19th to the 21st century that can partially be reduced to the problem of scientifi c publication in humanities/social sciences in Central Europe. Analyzed are also other similarities and divergences in functioning of specifi c journals (among others, the distinct infl uence of chief editors upon the journals in the 19th and 20th century, the consequences of the social-political changes on science, the results of the present-day accentuation of impact factor and other forms of evaluation of the journals etc.).
academic journals, academic writing, history of 19th and 20th century, social sciences and humanities, history of science