Established in 1971, Acadiensis is a journal of regional history devoted
to the study of Atlantic Canada. The essential source for reading and research
on the region, Acadiensis is one of Canada's leading
Original research articles present the most recent findings and interpretations
by scholars in regional studies, including history, geography, political science,
folklore, literature, sociology, economics, and other areas.
Documents and research notes offer insights into new sources and neglected
areas of investigation.
Reviews and review essays focus on recent publications and major issues in
An occasional forum presents discussions by scholars who
approach a subject from differing perspectives.
An authoritative running bibliography of regional history.
Submissions are accepted in English or French.
Acadiensis currently publishes twice a year, in the autumn and in the spring.
Each issue includes about 180 pages.
Acadiensis is a member of the Atlantic Publishers' Marketing Association,
the Canadian Association of Learned Journals and the Canadian Magazine Publishers'
Acadiensis Press publishes books on the history and culture of Atlantic Canada.
Journal subscribers receive a 20 per cent discount.
The following papers discuss the history of the journal:
1. P.A. Buckner, “Acadiensis II”,
Acadiensis, I, no. 1 (Autumn 1971), 3-9.
2. David Frank, “Acadiensis, 1901-1999”
(paper presented to the Organization
of American Historians, Toronto, 1999).
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