Call for Papers on Piracy in Central America (16th-18th centuries) to be published in the journal AFEHC N°58 (July-Sept. 2013)
Call for Papers Date:
Title: Presencia peligrosa: Piratas, corsarios y filibusteros en Centroamérica
Scholars are invited to submit academic papers on the issue of pirates, privateers, and filibusters in Central America between the 16th and 18th centuries for the electronic journal of the AFEHC (Asociación para el Fomento de los Estudios Históricos en Centroamérica) .
The purpose of this number is to provide an overview on what aspects of piracy in Central America are currently been studied.
Topics may include:
•Consequences of pirate expeditions
•Defense of Central American coasts
•Relationship between piracy and contraband
•Temporary alliances between local population and pirates
•Case studies, especially in the Darien and Mosquito coast
Papers on similar themes will also be considered. Papers should be not longer than 60,000 characters (including footnotes and bibliography) and written in Spanish (we can provide some help in this regard). The deadline for submission of papers is April 15, 2013.
More details about guidelines:
Department of History
University of California, Davis
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