Call for Authors (Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia)
Call for Authors
Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio, scheduled for publication in two volumes late in 2003)
Articles will range in length between 500 and 5000 words. Authors will normally be given at least four months to write their articles, and will be compensated with a copy of the Encyclopedia or a modest stipend per page. Authors whose total contributions exceed 5000 words will be offered a copy of the Encyclopedia plus the per-page stipend for contributions in excess of 5000 words. Prospective authors should review the list below, which contains all headwords not yet assigned to an author. After selecting those articles you wish to write, contact Jack Blocker at , including in the message your qualifications to write on the chosen topics. Suggestions for additional headwords are also welcome.
Headword List (as of March 27, 2002)
Compilation of the Encyclopedia will be directed by three co-editors. Jack S. Blocker Jr., Professor of History at Huron University College, University of Western Ontario, is the author of three books on American temperance reform and editor of two essay collections on drink and temperance. Ian R. Tyrrell, Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, is the author of the standard work on antebellum American temperance reform; the standard study of tobacco and its opponents in Australia; and a history of the World's WCTU, a pioneering foray in international history, as well as two other books. David M. Fahey, Professor of History at Miami University in Ohio, is a leading historian of international temperance movements as well as author of studies of the politics of drink in Britain. They are assisted by a distinguished advisory board of eight scholars from the disciplines of history, sociology and anthropology.
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