History Compass: Call for World History Essays

History Compass David Kalivas, Eric Martin, and Jeff Sommers
Kalivas, David

History Compass is a major new electronic journal recently launched by Blackwell Publishing in association with the Institute of Historical Research (London). The site routinely gets 300,000 hits a month and has become a leading high-profile peer reviewed electronic journal for history, which is available at this URL: www.history-compass.com

We are looking for original essays with either global or comparative dimensions. Thematically grounded submissions engaging topics such as economic development, global order, political and social change, gender, identity, migration, conflict, commodities and food, etc., are encouraged.

Historiographic essays are welcome.

Essays may be of varying lengths (1000-1500, 2-5000, or 5000+ words). All essays are peer reviewed. Examples of articles published by History Compass can be found according to categorised geographical section (Africa, Asia, Australasia and Pacific, Britain and Ireland, Caribbean and Latin America, Europe, North America and World) at www.history-compass.com.

Professor Mark Kishlansky (Harvard) serves as general editor, with world history section editors (also serving as H-Net/H-World editors) handling submissions for editorial review. Please address preliminary suggestions and/or proposals to below listed world history editors, including an indication of the length of essay you wish to write. Subsequently, those wishing to write longer essays may be asked to submit a one-page abstract.

We request that submissions be addressed to all 3 world history editors:

Jeffrey Sommers
(Visiting Professor, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and Associate Professor of History, Raritan Valley Community College) jsommers@fulbrightweb.org

Eric Martin
(Assistant Professor, Lewis & Clark State College)

David Kalivas
(Professor, Middlesex Community College)

Benefits include:
- Fast publication, typically 8-12 weeks from acceptance
- a citable [peer-reviewed] article, with a permanent URL
- indexing in Historical Abstracts
- a wide, international audience through a global medium
- a free PDF off-print of your article
- your own profile page on the site
- free individual access to the site
- usage information of your article through a statistics page
- user feedback on your essay from with our Respond to this Article feature.

In addition, you will receive free Blackwell books of your choice to the value of £30/$50, if your manuscript is submitted by a pre-agreed deadline.


Jeffrey Sommers

Eric Martin

David Kalivas

History Compass: Call for World History Essays, 24.03.2006 London, in: Connections. A Journal for Historians and Area Specialists, 24.03.2006, <www.connections.clio-online.net/event/id/termine-5184>.
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