African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 164

AJHC - Instructions for Authors

Aims and Scope
The African Journal of History and Culture covers all areas of the history and culture. The journal welcomes articles that examines historical and cultural events that shapes societies such as cultural theory and cultural dialogue, pre-colonial and post-colonial African history, historical examination social-political challenges, and African culture and moral philosophy.
 
Types of Articles
AJHC welcomes submission of regular articles and book reviews. In addition, the journal also welcomes letters and commentaries to the editor.
 
Preparing Your Manuscript
 
Manuscript
The length of the article should typically be between 5,000 - 7,000 words.  However, where necessary, longer articles may be accepted. Book reviews may not exceed 10,000 words. All articles should be submitted in English.
 
Title
The title phrase should be brief.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
 
Abstract
The abstract should provide a compelling overview of the article and should be 100 to 200 words in length.
 
Keywords.
The keywords should be less than 10.
 
References
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
 
Examples:
 
Kgatla, S. T. (2015). Troubled and troubling souls: The case of african churches. African Journal of History and Culture, 7(5), 109-114. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJHC2013.0174    
 
Cooper, F. (1994). Conflict and connection: rethinking colonial African history. The American Historical Review, 99(5), 1516-1545.
 
Childs, S. T., & Killick, D. (1993). Indigenous African metallurgy: nature and culture. Annual review of Anthropology, 22(1), 317-337.
 
Ajayi, J. A. (1961). The place of African history and culture in the process of nation-building in Africa south of the Sahara. Journal of Negro Education, 206-213.
 
 
Disclosure of conflict of interest
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the study.
 
Acknowledgments
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc should be brief.
 
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
 
Before Submission
Please read about the publication processpeer review processeditorial policiespublication ethics and copyright information of AJHC. See also step by step process on how to submit your manuscript to AJHC.