ISSN 0102-0188 printed version
ISSN 1806-9347 online version

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Scope and editorial policy

The Revista Brasileira de História publishes original articles and book reviews in the field of History.

As an academic journal owned by the Associação Nacional de História (Anpuh)it has as mission presenting the most expressive results of the Brazilian historical inquiries, serving as a reference to the progress of the national historiographical debate and strengthening its integration to the international circuit of production of knowledge in the field of History.

The originals can be sent for publishing in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Once accepted, the works written in Portuguese and Spanish will be published in the original language and eventually translated into English. The works received in English will be published in Portuguese and its original language (in case of unpublished work), or only the translation (in case of works that already have been published in their original language).

Only PhD's degree in History or correlative fields can submit articles for publishing in the journal. The submission of interviews and reviews is opened for MSc's and PhD's degree in History or correlative fields. All works submitted for publishing will be subjected to a preliminary evaluation for checking its adjustment to the scope mentioned above, what will be held by the editor, advised by the members of the editorial board, and, when necessary, by advisers ad hoc.

The papers

All papers approved in the preliminary evaluation that meet the minimun requirements described in the instructions to authors will be reviewed by two referees. In case of antagonistic reports, a third one will decide.

The decision regarding the opportunity of the publication of submitted papers lies with the Editorial board.

Each author should have only one article in Editorial process, from its submission to its publication. It should also be observed a period of two years between the publication of a text and the beginning of a new editorial process.

There is no fee for submission and review articles.

 

Guidelines for submissions

Papers submitted to the Revista Brasileira de História should comply with the following specifications:

  1. All manuscripts must be sent through the online submission system. http://submission.scielo.br/index.php/index/login
  2. All submissions shall be presented in two versions, the first one with identification of the author and the second one without it. The author should remove from the text, endnotes and properties of the file any reference that can identify it. The unidentified version should be sent in step "2. UPLOAD SUBMISSION" through the electronic publishing system. The identified version should be sent in step "4. UPLOAD SUPPLEMENTARY FILES". The program used must be compatible with Word for Windows (file formats accepted:.docx, .doc, .rtf ou .odt).
  3. Only PhD's degree authors in History or correlative fields are allowed to submit articles. At the time of manuscript submission, authors must electronically accept the terms of the Declaration of Originality.
  4. The articles shall be limited to 8,500 words, including endnotes (limited to 30) and bibliographical references. No articles will be evaluated without complying with this rule.
  5. Book reviews shall have 1500 words maximum. No book reviews will be evaluated without complying with this rule. They should focus on books published in the last two years in Brazil or in the last four years in other countries.
  6. Complete bibliographic references shall be listed in alphabetical order, at the end of the article. When quoted, a work shall be indicated as (Author, year, p.nnn), either in the article body, either in an endnote.
  7. Explanatory endnotes will be accepted, as long as they are essential and limited to 30. For guidelines related to the bibliographic references, cf. NBR 6023 (ABNT).
  8. Articles submitted in Portuguese shall contain title, abstract and keywords both in Portuguese and English. Articles submitted in Spanish shall contain title, abstract and keywords both in Spanish and English. Articles submitted in English shall contain title, abstract and keywords both in English and Portuguese.
  9. The journal is not to be held responsible for acquiring the copyright of images.
  10. Translations shall be accompanied by a permission of the author, along with the original paper.
  11. The authors must mandatorily and precisely fill the personal data form at the moment of registration on the online electronic publishing system.

NBR 6023 (ABNT):

Books: LAST NAME, First Name. Title of the book in italics: subtitle. Translation. Edition. City: Publisher, year. nnn p.

Chapters: LAST NAME, First Name. Title of the chapter. In: LAST NAME, First Name (Ed.) Title of the book in italics: subtitle. Translation. Edition. City: Publisher, year. p.xxx-yyy.

Articles: LAST NAME, First Name. Title of the article. Title of the journal in italics, City: Publisher, v., n., p.xxx-yyy, year.

Thesis: LAST NAME, First Name. Title in italics: subtitle. Thesis (PhD/MSc in…) – Unity, Institution. City, year. nnn p.

Internet: LAST NAME, First Name. Title. Date (in case of dated text). Available at: www…; Accessed on: dd mmm. yyyy.

Work presented at meetings: LAST NAME, First Name. Title. In: TITLE OF THE MEETING, number (in case of numbered meeting), year, City of the meeting. Annals… City: Publisher, year. p.xxx-yyy.

 

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