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Ohio History

L. Diane Barnes, Editor

Volume 116, 2009
ISBN 978-1-60635-018-8

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For more than 100 years Ohio History, an annual peer-reviewed journal, has published scholarly essays, research notes, edited primary documents, and book reviews spanning the political, military, social, economic, ethnic, archaeological, architectural, and cultural history of Ohio and the Midwest. In addition, the journal publishes essays on subjects concerning the nation and the Midwest with an Ohio focus. Now under the editorship of L Diane Barnes, Ohio History continues this venerable and useful scholarly work in its second century.

Submission Guidelines:

Editor L. Diane Barnes invites articles, edited documents, and other annotated, unpublished primary materials related to all aspects of Ohio's history as well as manuscripts on the Midwest that focus on Ohio or its region. Manuscripts, including notes, must be double spaced. The documentation should be set as endnotes and prepared according to the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition. Originality of subject, general interest of the article, sources used, interpretation, and style are criteria for acceptance and publication. Manuscripts generally should not exceed 7,500 words of text. Articles accepted for publication become the property of Ohio History and the Kent State University Press and may not be published elsewhere without permission. The editor and Kent State University do not accept responsibility for statements of fact or opinion made by the contributors. Manuscripts and all correspondence concerning editorial matters should be submitted electronically to

Books for review should be submitted to L. Diane Barnes, Department of History, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio 44555.


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