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Journal Current volume: 67 Frequency: Quarterly

Academic Editor(s): Robbie Ethridge, Robert C. Schwaller

The journal of the American Society for Ethnohistory

Ethnohistory reflects the wide range of current scholarship inspired by anthropological and historical approaches to the human condition around the world, but with a particular emphasis on the Americas. Of particular interest are those analyses and interpretations that seek to make evident the experiences, organizations, and identities of indigenous, diasporic, and minority peoples that otherwise elude the histories and anthropologies of nations, states, and colonial empires. The journal welcomes a theoretical and cross-cultural discussion of ethnohistorical materials and publishes work from the disciplines of art history, geography, literature, archaeology, anthropology, and history, among others.


The Robert F. Heizer Article Award
This award was established in 1980 to honor Dr. Robert F. Heizer, ethnohistorian and archaeologist noted for his research in California and Mesoamerica and is awarded in recognition of the best article in the field of ethnohistory. All articles published in Ethnohistory are automatically nominated for this prize. Visit the American Society for Ethnohistory website for information about the Robert F. Heizer Article Award and other awards.


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Editorial Offices:
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Mississippi
510 Lamar Hall
University, MS 38677

Department of History
University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12222

Robbie Ethridge, University of Mississippi
Robert C. Schwaller, University of Kansas

Associate Editors:
Richard Conway, Montclair State University
Michael Harkin, University of Wyoming
Matthew Restall, Pennsylvania State University
Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Book Review Editors:
Richard Conway, Montclair State University
David Nichols, Indiana State University

Editorial Assistants:
Justin Pergolizzi, University at Albany
Jeffrey Washburn, University of Mississippi

Board of Editors:
Heidi Bohaker
Alejandra Dubcovsky
Leo Garofalo
Candace Greene
Caterina Pizzigoni
Carolyn Podruchny
Gabriela Ramos
Joaquín Rivaya-Martínez
Kathryn Sampeck
Julia Sarreal
Tatiana Seijas
Ashley Riley Sousa
Nicole St. Onge

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Address submissions and correspondence concerning articles to Robbie Ethridge and John F. Schwaller:

Robbie Ethridge, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mississippi, 510 Lamar Hall, University, MS 38677; phone: 662-915-7317; e-mail:

Robert C. Schwaller, University of Kansas, Department of History, Wescoe 3605, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045; e-mail:

Send correspondence concerning book reviews to the relevant book review editor: for books on Latin America and Africa: Richard Conway, Department of History, Montclair State University, 427 Dickson Hall, 1 Normal Ave., Montclair, NJ 07043; phone: 973-655-7571; e-mail:; for books on the United States, Canada, and Asia-Pacific: David Nichols, Department of History, Indiana State University, 200 N. Seventh St., Terre Haute, IN 47809; phone: 812-237-2708; e-mail:

All manuscripts are reviewed anonymously. Members of the editorial board, as well as the associate editors, advise the editors both on specific manuscripts and on editorial policy. Please submit electronic versions of your manuscript with the author’s name nowhere on it, a 100-150 word abstract, 3-5 keywords, and a title page with the title, author’s name, and contact information. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the "Ethnohistory Style Guide," and The Chicago Manual of Style, seventeenth edition. Double-space the lines in each manuscript (including extracts, notes, and references) and have ample margins. All manuscripts must be no more than 9,000 words, including endnotes and references.

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ISSN: 0014-1801
e-ISSN: 1527-5477