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Scope and policy

Cuadernos de Historia receives for publication original research articles on History, Archeology, Anthropology and other disciplines of the Social Sciences and Humanities, considering their historical perspective and ensuring that they contribute to encouraging debate on historical methods and academic exchange at the highest levels of quality and ethics. These principles are also applied to all stages of the receiving, evaluating and editing process. The journal publishes little-known sources that are relevant to research, in addition to reviews of books published within the two years prior to submission to the editorial team. The author will not incur costs for the publication.

Form and preparation of manuscripts

Liabilities of the editors

Selection of articles: Papers must be sent to the editorial staff of Cuadernos de Historia, to the email, in accordance with the ethical and editorial standards established below. Only those that meet the formal requirements will be submittted to peer review, once the editorial team is satisfied that the manuscript meets the necessary high standards of quality and ethics. Plagiarism and other types of unethical behavior will be penalized.

Confidentiality and transparency regulation: The director and members of the editorial team are prohibited from revealing their opinions on manuscripts and from disclosing or discussing their content with third parties.

Nor may they use the material contained in articles rejected for publication in their own research, unless they have the written consent of the author (s).

Non-discrimination regulation: The selection of articles will be free of discrimination on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, social condition, ethnic origin, nationality, political ideology or religious belief of the author or authors.

Liabilities of the evaluators

Selection and confidentiality regulation: The evaluation will be submitted to double-blind arbitration by at least two people, designated by the journal's editorial staff, who belong to institutions other than those of the author and who have no type of conflict of interests with the author.

The evaluators will submit their reports within a maximum period of two months. In the case of discrepancy between them, arbitration will be carried out by a third evaluator. Only the author will be informed by the editorial staff of the results of said evaluations.

Objectivity regulation: In the event that the evaluators suggest changes based on reasonable arguments and criticism, including sources relevant to the topic that have not been considered, the author (s) will have to review their manuscript following the evaluators' suggestions.

Publishing deadline regulation: Only when the corresponding modifications have been made by the author(s), will the editorial team notify them of the publication date, reserving the right to include the article in the issue of the journal considered most convenient in order to be able to carry out necessary, formal modifications to the original text. The dates of receipt and acceptance for publication will be indicated in the article.

Intellectual commitment regulation: The author (s) are responsible for the content and opinions expressed in the text and which do not necessarily represent those of the editors.

Liabilities of the author or author (s)

Originality regulation: The author (s) are responsible for presenting an original manuscript in which they endeavor to verify the hypotheses of the work, clearly indicating the results and details of the sources or references used, so that they can be available to other researchers. The author (s) certify that the material is original and has not been sent simultaneously to another media.

Authorship regulation: The author (s) will include as a footnote their highest academic degree, institutional affiliation, city and country of residence, ORCID ID, and their email address.

The main author, in cases of collective works, will guarantee that all those who contributed significantly to the publication appear as co-authors and that they have reviewed and approved both the final version of the article and its presentation for publication. They will also ensure that it is their own work and that it has not been plagiarized.

Recognition and sanction of unethical conduct: In the event of a breach of an ethical norm, the editorial team will inform the academic community by disclosing the letter addressed to the author (s) which condemns their action. Sanctions include the definitive exclusion from being able to submit manuscripts to Cuadernos de Historia.

Transparency regulation: Any type of research funding must be included as a footnote, with an asterisk (*) placed at the end of the title of the article. Guidelines for the submissions of articles to Cuadernos de Historia.

Editorial Standards


Originals must be sent in Spanish, in Word version, page format letter, with margins of three centimeters on all sides and pages numbered on the lower right edge. Text must be in Times New Roman font, text size 12, and line spacing of 1.5. Footnotes will be in text size 10. Articles must not exceed 25 pages, including graphics, photographs and bibliography. The name of the author (s) must be aligned to the right with an asterisk indicating, as a footnote, academic degree, institution to which they belong and email address. Following the title, there must be a summary (abstract) in Spanish and English, no longer than ten lines, followed by up to six descriptors or keywords that identify the subjects dealt with in the study.

Bibliographic sources will be detailed as footnotes and indicate the author's last name, year of publication and page on which the citation is found (example: Pereira Salas, 1971, p. 83). If more than one work of an author published in the same year are cited, they must be differentiated with a letter after the year (Pereira Salas, 1971a, Pereira Salas, 1971b). Other types of footnotes may not exceed more than ten lines.

The bibliography will be indicated at the end of the article as follows:

  • Books: last name (s), first name (s) of the author (s) in versalita, title in italics, town, publisher and year, separated by commas (example: FONTANA, JOSEP, Por el bien del Imperio. Una historia del mundo desde 1945, Barcelona, Ediciones de Pasado y Presente, 2011).
  • Articles: the title will be cited in quotation marks and the book or magazine in which it was published, in italics, indicating volume and / or issue number, year and page numbers in which it is located (example: ULIANOVA, OLGA, "Develando un mito: emisarios de la Internacional Comunista en Chile”, Historia, Vol. 1, N° 41, Santiago, enero-junio 2008, pp. 107-111). When citing the same author and work for a second or subsequent time, indicate last name, year, op. cit. and the corresponding page number(s).

Use bibliography pertinent to the study which contains works from the period reviewed and contemporary bibliography congruent to the subject studied. Preferably, use bibliography published within the last ten years.


Documents must include a summary (abstract) no longer than 10 lines, keywords in Spanish and English, as well as an introduction with the author's data (if known), indicating its value as a historical source.

Book reviews

The works reviewed must correspond to History, Archeology, Anthropology and other disciplines of the Social Sciences and Humanities, considering the historical perspective and ensuring that they contribute to disseminating the methodological debate and academic exchange.

The works reviewed must have been published in the last three years.

Reviews are accepted in Spanish, English, Portuguese, French and German.

The reviews must contain complete information about the commented book, including author, title, place of publication, publisher, year, number of pages and ISBN number (example: Manuel Cruz, La tarea de la memoria. Sujeto, responsabilidad y política, Concepción, Editorial Escaparate-Universidad de Valparaíso, 2016. 131 pp. ISBN 978-956-9065-75-0).

The reviews should be sent to the magazine's mail in Word format, letter size, Times New Roman 12 font, 1.5 spacing; footnotes will be size 10. Its length should not exceed five pages.

The text must give an account of a critical and scientific approach to the work reviewed, making known some elements of its content to facilitate the understanding of those who have not yet read the commented work. It should, therefore, consider, among other aspects, an exposition of the problems addressed, of the hypotheses and objectives, as well as a discussion of the method, the sources used and conclusions, as well as its position in the disciplinary debate. Criticisms, attacks, or personal disqualifications, nor comments that imply or encourage any type of discrimination will not be accepted.

Reviews written by people who have a recent link with the author of the work will not be accepted, understanding as recent link having published or having developed a joint research or academic project during the last five years.
Rules relating to intellectual property .

The sending and evaluation of the received manuscripts implies that the author or authors declare that they are the original and exclusive holders of the proprietary and moral rights over the article, in accordance with the provisions of Law 17.336 on Intellectual Property (Chile) and that, having used other people's works, either totally or partially, in the creation of the article, they declare that they have obained the corresponding authorizations or licenses of use from their respective holders or that their use is explicitly enshrined in law.

The author(s) expressly release(s) Cuadernos de Historia from any subsequent liability for any legal, regulatory or contractual infringement that it might commit or may have committed in relation to the work, thereby committing themselves to repair any damage resulting from the transgression of these or others rights.

The author authorizes Cuadernos de Historia, or third parties expressly authorized to do so by Cuadernos de Historia, to exercise the rights that are specified below, with respect to the article sent:

Publication, edition, reproduction, adaptation, distribution and sale of reproduced copies, including making versions available to the public online by electronic or digital means, of the article, in Spanish, in all territories, whether or not they are Spanish speaking, and for all types of edition, printed on paper and electronic or digital.

This authorization is granted in a non-exclusive, free of charge, unlimited, perpetual and irrevocable basis, as long as the corresponding rights subsist and it releases Cuadernos de Historia from any payment or remuneration for the exercise of the aforementioned rights.

The author may use the material included in an article published in Cuadernos de Historia, indicating the issue number of the journal in which it appeared and, additionally, may deposit the article in content repositories or institutional databases.

The material included in Cuadernos de Historia may be used both by the authors and by users in general, provided the following information appears: author, title of the original article and name, issue number, year and pages of the journal in which it appeared.

Sending of manuscripts

The original text should be sent in Spanish, mailed to the Director of Cuadernos de Historia, email address

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