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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under consideration for publication with another journal.
  • The submission file is a Microsoft Word document.
  • Citations are listed as endnotes, formatted as suggested by the Chicago Manual of Style. Endnotes are linked with superscript notes in the text.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining.
  • All images and figures will be uploaded as separate files during the submission process. They are 300 dpi and permission has been obtained from the rightsholder.
  • There is no identifying information in the manuscript file itself that would give away my identity to the blind reviewers (including headers and footers).
  • I can provide both an English and French version of my abstract and keywords.

Author Guidelines

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Authors should submit full-length research articles. Article language may be in either English or French. Authors will be asked to provide a brief abstract and keywords during upload, it is encouraged that the abstracts and keywords appear in both English and French.


All manuscripts submitted for publication must be original work not published previously and not currently under consideration by any other publication. Papers submitted to the journal for publication need not have been presented at the Society’s annual meetings, nor must contributors be active members at the time they submit their work for publication.

All contributions will be peer reviewed by French Colonial History editors and editorial board members.

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