exists to foster publication, scholarly research, and an open forum for discussion of best
practices, applicable theories, and professional experiences pertinent to the field of state and local
Article manuscripts dealing with all aspects of public history are welcome, including current trends,
timely issues, and best practices for professional development and the overall improvement of the
history field. The editorial committee is especially interested in articles that give a fresh perspective
to traditional theories, in-depth case studies that reveal applicable and relevant concepts, and subject
matter that has the ability to resonate throughout all levels of the field.
Volunteer editors review all proposals for relevance and timeliness to the field. Technical leaflets should be
3,000-4,000 words in length, properly footnoted and cited in Chicago/Turabian style, and include a bibliography or list of resources. History News
employs a double-blind review process.
is a quarterly membership publication of the American Association for State and Local
History, a nonprofit educational membership organization providing leadership, service, and support
for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more
meaningful in American society.
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|| November 1
|| December 20
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