Volume 25 (2014) [late]
Quarterly, 6"x9", 800 pp.
Print ISSN: 1045-6007
E-ISSN: 1527-8050
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Devoted to historical analysis from a global point of view, the Journal of World History features a range of comparative and cross-cultural scholarship and encourages research on forces that work their influences across cultures and civilizations. Themes examined include large-scale population movements and economic fluctuations; cross-cultural transfers of technology; the spread of infectious diseases; long-distance trade; and the spread of religious faiths, ideas, and ideals. Individual subscription is by membership in the World History Association.

Book series: Perspectives on the Global Past

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Founding Editor: Jerry H. Bentley (1990-2012), Dept. of History, University of Hawai‘i

Editor: Fabio López Lázaro, Dept. of History, University of Hawai‘i, 2530 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822-2383, USA

Book Reviews Coordinating Editor: Wensheng Wang, Dept. of History, University of Hawai‘i

Managing Editor: Brandon Tachco, Dept. of History, University of Hawai‘i

Editorial Assistant: Drew Gonrowski, Dept. of History, University of Hawai‘i

Production Editor: Rebecca Clifford, UH Press

WHA Executive Director: Kerry Vieira, Northeastern University

Sponsors: World History Association (WHA) and Department of History, College of Arts & Humanities, University of Hawai'i


Note to contributors: Please note that the Journal's Editorial Office is regularly closed for part of the summer (June 1 - July 20) as a result of editorial staff's contract terms.

Submissions and email correspondence received by the Journal's Editorial Office during this time period will be queued for processing, which will begin July 20.

The University of Hawaii Press's production of Journal issues containing articles and reviews already accepted by June 1 continues during the summer hiatus, as the Press office remains open.


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Copyright & Permissions: Pamela Wilson

Articles appearing in Journal of World History are indexed and/or abstracted in: Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents, Current Index to Journals in Education, Geo Abstracts, GEOBASE, Historical Abstracts, International Bibliography of Book Reviews, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, International Current Awareness Services, International Development Abstracts, Research Alert, Sociological Abstracts

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