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Submission of manuscripts

Papers should be submitted in Microsoft Word format to eial.journal@gmail.comEIAL will consider only original manuscripts, not published or submitted for publication elsewhere. In addition, no part of the submitted manuscript should have appeared in print in another journal or in another

Contributors should prepare their manuscripts in such a way as to ensure the anonymity of the author's identity in accordance with the blind review process. All submitted articles should be devoid of any references that could reveal the identity of the author to our external reviewers (specialists in their respective fields from academic institutions around the world.) 
Biographical information about the author,contact information, professional affiliation and academic status (graduate student, associate professor, etc.) should be indicated in a separate page accompanying the article. Articles must be no longer than 8,000 words, including footnotes, tables etc. Each article will contain two abstracts (English and Spanish/Portuguese) of no more than 100 words each, together with a list of 5 key words at the beginning of the manuscript.

Footnotes should be numbered consecutively. All references should be included in Footnotes, not in the text. Footnote reference numbers in the text should appear as superscript Arabic numbers. Wherever possible, a footnote indicator number should be placed at the end of a sentence.

References All references should be included in footnotes and not in a separate bibliography.  The following pattern must be observed:

Books Tulio Halperín-Donghi, The Contemporary History of Latin America (Durham, N.C: Duke University Press, 1993), pp.42-73.‏

Chapters, etc. in books Gilbert Joseph, "Close Encounters: Toward a New Cultural History of US–Latin American Relations", in Joseph, Ricardo Salvatore and Catherine Legrand (eds.), Close Encounters: Toward a New Cultural History of US-Latin American Relations (Durham, NC, 1998), pp. 4–5.

Articles Juan José Navarro, "Cold War in Latin America: The Camelot Project (1964–1965) and the Political and Academic Reactions of the Chilean Left", Comparative Sociology, 10: 5 (2011), pp. 807–25.

Unpublished theses. Earl Richard Downes, "Brazil's “Essentially Agricultural” Old Republic and the United States, 1910–1930", unpubl. PhD diss., University of Texas at Austin, 1980, pp. 165–6.

References in Spanish and Portuguese: use Latin American practice and do not capitalise initial letters except for the first word of the title and proper names, e.g. José Verissimo, Cultura, literatura e política na América Latina (São Paulo, 1986)

Referencias que se repiten deben emplear un formato reducido, as:
Halperín-Donghi, The Contemporary History of Latin America, p. 81.
Navarro, 'Cold War in Latin America', p. 810.
(ed.) or (eds.) should be included in shortened forms of edited titles: Salvatore and Legrand (eds.), Close Encounters.

The form ibid. is only used immediately following a note referring to the same single source.


Manuscripts, including figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published, must obtain authorization from the copyright owner, and include evidence that such permission was granted at the time of submission of the documents. The pictures, graphs and photos should be sent in separate files with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Authors asked to make changes will be expected to comply with the deadline given, according to the projected date of publication of the article. If no response is received by that date, the article may be published in a later issue or discarded altogether, without prior notice. 


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