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Submission Guidelines



All manuscripts must be presented as MicrosoftWord documents via

email attachment, with the title of the article as the filename. Please submit proposed articles via email attachment to

All manuscripts must be typewritten, double-spaced, justified, in 12-

point font, and with a 1-inch margin. The manuscript must be preceded by

the name of the author and contact information for the author. Authors

must use endnotes rather than footnotes. Compound endnotes (placing one

endnote at the conclusion of a paragraph) are acceptable. Authors must

also include a single paragraph biography with their submission.

The JST requires that authors follow the citation guidelines established

in Turabian’s AManual forWriters of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations

or The Chicago Manual of Style.


Manuscripts that include accompanying figures must include notes on

the author’s preference for placement of those accompanying figures in

brackets ([Figure 1. Caption]) where the author prefers the figures be

placed. The JST will layout figures as close to the author’s preference as

possible. Images must be sent as separate email attachments, as either

non-compressed TIFFs, or high-quality JPEGs, at a minimum of 300 dpi

(resolution) and a minimum of 5 inches in length or width. It is the responsibility of the author to secure the rights to publish any images submitted with their manuscript.


Reviews should be submitted as a MicrosoftWord document via email

attachment, with the title of the book being reviewed as the filename.

All reviews must be typewritten, double-spaced, justified, and be preceded by single-spaced bibliographic information. Reviews should be between 500 and 1000 words in length, depending upon the scope of the

book. At the end of the review, the reviewer’s affiliation should be flush

with the left margin, and the reviewer’s name should be flush with the

right margin.


Complete Title of the Book. By Name of the Author(s). (place of publication: publisher, date of publication. pp. (number of pages.) ISBN number. Price.)


The Lonesome Quail. By Walter Writer. (San Antonio: Imaginary University Press, 1985. pp.360. Hardcover. ISBN 0-00000-000-0. $30.50)


As a growing enterprise, the Journal is interested in expanding its cohort of manuscript reviewers, especially those with expertise in the following fields: African American history, the history of health, science, and technology, Mexican history, women’s history, religious history, and transnational topics such as immigration. Please contact the Managing Editor or the Assistant Managing Editor if you are interested in serving the Journal in this capacity.

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