Society for History Education, Inc.
A non-profit organization and publisher of The History Teacher since 1967

The History Teacher
(ISSN: 0018-2745)
is a peer-reviewed
quarterly journal.

THT publishes inspirational scholarship on traditional and unconventional techniques
in history education.

Volume 50 (2016-2017)
is delivered internationally
in print to members of the
non-profit organization, the
Society for History Education.


About the Organization
The History Teacher Archives
Contributing Materials
Advertisement Placements
Permissions and Copyrights
Student and Teacher Awards
Memberships/Subscriptions

AHA-SHE Joint Membership for K-12 Teachers
The History Teacher, the American Historical Review, Perspectives on History, and AHA membership


The History Teacher
Society for History Education
CSULB - 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601
(562) 985-2573
info@thehistoryteacher.org


Contributing Manuscripts: Guidelines and Contacts

( PDF version )

We ask that you read the following instructions with the same care and attention
you would ask from your own students.

Thank you for your interest in history education and for considering The History Teacher to share your scholarship. Please contact the Editor (see CONTACTS below) with the following items:

  1. An e-mail or letter containing your (1) name; (2) institutional affiliation if applicable;
    (3) contact information; (4) article title; and (5) 100-word abstract.

  2. An electronic or printed copy of the final version your article. The manuscript must be proofread for typographical and historical errors before you send it for consideration. We welcome contributions from persons that are non-native speakers of English. Please refer to the following GUIDELINES for further formatting and style specifications.

GUIDELINES

Guidelines refer to all sections of the manuscript (i.e., title, text, block quotes, captions, endnotes, page numbers, appendices, etc.) unless specified.

00 – General / All Sections

Page Size: 8 ½ x 11 inches
Page Margins: 1 inch
Page Numbers: Bottom right corner on all pages; Begin with 1 of x
Font Size: 12 point
Font Style: Times New Roman
Paragraph Alignment: Left
Paragraph Indent: ½ inch
Paragraph Spacing: Double space
Text Spacing: Two spaces after sentence

01 – Main Text Section

Description: Title and text of article that will appear as the main body in the final published layout.

Title: Align center on first line of first page; Bold face
Author(s): DO NOT IDENTIFY AUTHOR
Text: Begin text in the line immediately following the article’s title. Do not add any extra line breaks. The first section should be text only. Figures, appendices, endnotes, etc., should follow in separate sections (see information in Sections 02 – Figures, 03 – Appendix, 04 – Notes below).
Headings: Align center; Bold face
Sub-Headings: Align left; Regular face
Citations: See information in 04 – Notes Section below

02 – Figures Section

Description: One-page insertions of images, tables, documents, etc., that will appear as Figures alongside the main body in the final published layout.

Figure Numbers: Begin with Figure 1; a subsequent table would be Figure 2 (rather than Table 1)
Document Size: Fit item to margins for maximum visibility
Document Resolution: Research or create file with highest resolution for maximum visibility
Document Source/URL: Include location of digital file at its original source
Titles/Captions: Identify or create item title; Caption with a brief description if applicable
Citations: See information in 04 – Notes Section below
Copyright/Permissions: Identify if item is a public document; Include permission/courtesy line

03 – Appendix Section

Description: Multi-page collections of images, tables, or documents; syllabi, assignments, classroom handouts; reference lists, bibliographies, etc., that will appear in an Appendix or Appendices following the main body in the final published layout.

Appendix Numbers (Letters): Begin with Appendix A for multiple appendices
Document Size: Fit item to margins for maximum visibility
Document Resolution: Research or create file with highest resolution for maximum visibility
Document Source/URL: Include location of digital file at its original source
Titles/Captions: Identify or create item title; Caption with a brief description if applicable
Citations: See information in 04 – Notes Section below
Copyright/Permissions: Identify if item is a public document; Include permission/courtesy line

04 – Notes Section

Description: Endnotes and acknowledgements that will appear in a list of Notes following all other sections in the final published layout.

Paragraph Spacing: Single space for Endnotes
Acknowledgements: (Optional Section) If including acknowledgements, replace full acknowledgement entry with “[Acknowledgements]”; Text will be reinserted in the final published layout
Endnotes Style: Chicago / Turabian
Citations: Include complete, accurate citations; Identify if any information is not available
Auditing: Verify complete, accurate citations with physical or digital investigation; Identify if any information is not available

CONTACTS

SEND MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION QUESTIONS TO:
Elisa Herrera – Managing Editor, The History Teacher
info@thehistoryteacher.org
www.thehistoryteacher.org
The History Teacher, Society for History Education
CSULB - 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Mailstop 1601
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601 U. S. A.

SEND MANUSCRIPT TO:
Jane Dabel – Editor, The History Teacher
jane.dabel@csulb.edu
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd., Mailstop 1601
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601 U. S. A.


The Society for History Education affirms that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, or sex. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and other federal and state statutes may be referred to the Affirmative Action Officer, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840.

Editor
Jane Dabel
CSULB - 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601 U.S.A.
(562) 985-2408 | fax: (562) 985-5431
jane.dabel@csulb.edu

Managing Editor
Elisa Herrera
CSULB - 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA  90840-1601 U.S.A.
(562) 985-2573 | fax: (562) 985-5431
info@thehistoryteacher.org

Reviews Editors
Jane Dabel, Tim Keirn, and Eileen Luhr
CSULB - 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601 U.S.A.
(562) 985-4428 | fax: (562) 985-5431
tim.keirn@csulb.edu

 


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