AfriGeneas Genealogy and History Forum
Call for Authors: Multicultural America
from an email received:
Multicultural America: A Social and Cultural History
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to a new series of social and cultural history reference books for the high-school and college library market.
The Multicultural America Series is composed of the following 7 titles:
Volume 1: The Hispanic Americans
Each title has 12 chapters on the following chronological topics:
1) The Colonial Era: Beginnings-1776
2) The American Revolution: 1775-1783
3) The Early National Period and Expansion: 1783-1859
4) Civil War to the Gilded Age: 1859-1900
5) The Progressive Era and World War I: 1900-1920
6) Roaring Twenties and Great Depression: 1920-1939
7) World War II and the Forties: 1939-1949
The Fifties: 1950-1959
9) The Sixties: 1960-1969
10)The Seventies: 1970-1979
11)The Eighties: 1980-1989
12)The Nineties and 2000s: 1990-Present
Thus a chapter assignment, for example, is: “Volume 1 Hispanic: Chapter 8 Fifties.” The Multicultural America Series will be published by Facts On File, Inc., and is a production of Golson Books, Ltd. Rodney P. Carlisle, Ph.D., professor emeritus, Rutgers, serves as General Editor, reviewing all submissions for historical accuracy and acceptability.
Each chapter is assigned as 6,000 words, including sidebars and bibliographies. Deadline for submission is November 15, 2008. A $250 honorarium is paid for each chapter.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference on our ethnic heritage, please contact me at the e-mail address below. Please provide a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials. Thanks very much.