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.

All papers will be reviewed by two referees, provided they follow the rules for the presentation of originals. In case of antagonistic reports, there will be a third one. The Editor in charge and the Editorial Committee may refuse texts which do not meet the requirements described in the instructions to authors, without even begining the editorial process.

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

The Editorial board asks authors and editors not to send books for review, once there is no possibility of attending to all requests. Otherwise, reviews of books are welcome, and they should comply with the following specifications.

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.

 

Guidelines for submissions

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

  1. All submissions shall be presented in two versions, one with and the other without the identification of the author. The program used must be compatible with Word for Windows. Images: 300 dpi.
  2. The details of the author shall be on a separate page (full name, academic title, institutional affiliation and address of institution, telephone with area code and email for contact), as well as a declaration that the article is new (a letter stating that the article has not been published elsewhere, nor submitted for evaluation in another journal or book).
  3. If the study or research has received financial support, the name of the funding agency should be mentioned.
  4. Translations should be accompanied by a permission by the author, along with the original text.
  5. Articles shall be between 15-20 pages (A4 format) long, in Times New Roman 12, and with spacing of 1.5. Quotations longer than five lines shall be separate with font 11. Margins: right and lower: 2.0 cm; upper and left: 3.0 cm. Articles shall be accompanied by a title in English, an abstract with a maximum of 10 lines or 140 words (Portuguese and English), 3 keywords (Portuguese and English).
  6. Book reviews should have from 1000 to 1500 words. Fonts and margins shall be the same as for articles. They should focus on books published in the last two years in Brazil or in the last four years in other countries.
  7. Publication and comments regarding original documents will follow the same specifications for papers.
  8. Complete bibliographic references shall be listed in alphabetical order, at the end of the article. When quoted, the work shall be indicated as (Author, year, p.nnn).
  9. Notes shall be placed at the end of the text, and shall not number more than 30. Explanatory notes are allowed, once they are necessary and as few as possible.
  10. For guidelines related to the bibliographic references, cf. 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. Edition. City: Publisher, year. p.xxx-yyy.

Articles:LAST NAME, First Name. Title of the article. Title of the journal in italics, city: publisher, vol., n., p.xxx-yyy, year.

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

Internet: LAST NAME, First Name. Title. Available at: www……….; Accessed on: dd mmm. yyyy.

Work presented at meetings: LAST NAME, First Name. Title. In: TITLE OF THE MEETING, number, year, city. Annals… City: Publisher, year. p.xxx-yyy.

 

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