A title history is the publication history of a journal and includes a listing of the family of related journals. The most common relationship is to a previous and/or continuing title, where a journal continues publishing with a change to its official title. Other common relationships include a journal that is a supplement to another journal, a journal that is absorbed into another journal, a journal that splits into two or more new journals, or two or more journals that merge to form a new journal. For each of these related journals, the title history lists the dates published.
The Revista de Historia de América (Journal of the History of the Americas) was created in 1938 and is the official academic publication centering on history of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH), which is a specialized agency of the Organization of American States (OAS). The journal is published every six months and its issues include articles that focus on the field of the history of the American continent. The Revista publishes articles in any of the official languages of the OAS (Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese). Prior to publication, all works submitted to the Editorial Board must go through an evaluation process.
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue
available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a
publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current
issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year
moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been
combined with another title.
Latin American Studies
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