Call for Papers--Federal History

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Call for Papers
July 20, 2020
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Public History, Diplomacy and International Relations



Federal History


Federal History, journal of the Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG), seeks articles for its 2021 issue. Federal History features scholarship on the history of the federal government, including military history, 1776–present. The journal also welcomes articles on methodological issues in federal historical work, including institutional history, archival science, historic preservation, museum studies, oral history, memory studies, web-based history, and other related areas.


We welcome manuscripts from SHFG members and others working in the federal government, as well as historians working in academia and public history, and

independent scholars. Federal History is an open-access journal, with print copies sent to SHFG members.


See for current issue, past issues, and details on submissions, which should be sent to


Federal History is a peer-reviewed journal, and submissions should be 4,000–7,000 words, footnoted, and formatted according to Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition). Federal History is also looking for book reviewers in all areas of historical work.


To receive a copy of the journal or to discuss an article idea or book review, please contact


Deadline:  July 20, 2020


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Benjamin Guterman

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