Submission implies that the manuscript has not been published elsewhere and is not under consideration by another journal.
The language of the journal is English. All submissions must have a title, be 1 line spaced, have a margin of 2 cm all round, be between 10 and 25 pages long (9000 words), be written in Garamond style, have 12 points characters and must start with an alignment.
The title page must list the full title, short title of up to 70 characters. Please eliminate all references that would identify you, in order to facilitate blind peer review. Names and affiliation of all authors, their qualifications, their post and their current appointment if different will be provided in a different paper. Give the full address, including e.mail, telephone and fax, of the author who is check the proofs.
Supply a long structured abstract written in English, of up to 200 words for all articles (except book reviews). This is to enable readers, to get a comprehensive picture of the main issues of the study and its implications without reference to the text. The authors are requested to summarize very clearly the contents and implications of their study, following properly the structure of the different subsections, on the basis of the particular features of their article, in order to enable the readers of different cultural backgrounds and countries to easily follow the main issues of the study. It should contain no citation to other published work. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviation or unspecified references.
Please provide 4 to 8 keywords which can be uses for indexing purposes.
All abbreviations should be written in full the firs time they appear and used consistently thereafter.
QUOTATIONS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Single words or short phrases, where essential to the argument, may be left in the original language; all quotations should appear in the body of the text in English.
The text in its original language should appear in the notes whenever practical.
In cases where standard scholarly translations of quoted texts are available, scholars may rely upon them for both text and notes according the professional standards of their fields of specialization. If such editions are not widely and readily available, and the author has not provided the original text in the notes, the author must provide the original texts in an appendix for the use of reviewers.
If an article contains extensive blocks of special characters (i.e. Chinese, Hebrew, Greek, Cyrillic, or other non-Latin alphabets), authors need to submit the complete block as an image file, not in text format.
References should be provided Chicago manual style. All references must be complete and accurate. Online citations should include date of access. The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text but not included in the reference list. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last name of the first author of each work.
Endnotes may be used for citation purposes only. Notes may not include any discussion or argumentation. Notes may contain quotations in the original language. The following basic citation examples for first full reference; subsequent references should be shortened to author and page number, or author, short title, and page number, as necessary for clarity.
Bolzoni, L., The Gallery of Memory (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001), 155-156.
Febvre, L., The Problem of Unbelief in the Sixteenth Century: The Religion of Rabelais, trans. B. Gottlieb (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1982), 126–27.
Colclough, D., “Ethics and Politics in New Atlantis”, in New Atlantis: Interdisciplinary Essays, ed. B. Price (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2002), 60-82.
De Bruyn, F., “The Classical Sylva and the Development of Scientific Writing in Seventeenth Century England”, New Literary History 32 (2001): 347-373.
The edition, as well as credit for translation, must be specified the first time a work is cited. You should use standard scholarly editions and translations when they exist for the work in question unless your argument requires otherwise.
References to information supplied by a modern editor must include page numbers.
References to the classical text must include the standard identification numbers for that text, such as book and chapter numbers or Stephanus numbers. Use Arabic numbers for all divisions.
Plato Republic 360E–361B.
Cicero De officiis 1.133.
Standard abbreviations may be used.
If articles, reports, and official documents that are available online are used, their quotation will be made according to the rules above, with the mention that the document is available online at the complete URL address, mentioning, as well, the last date when the site was accessed.
Proofs will be sent to the author for checking. This stage is to be used only to correct errors that may have been introduced during the production process. Prompt return of the corrected proofs, preferably within two days of receipt, will minimize the risk of the paper being held over to a later issue.
The journal will publish both book reviews and lists of new book titles considered of relevance for those interested in the field of history of political thought and history of ideas.