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A History of Violence


Established: 2003

Frequency: Continually updating

Circulation: new site (Jul 2003)

Website URL:

Description: A catalog of articles on violence in human history

Editor(s): LA Buroker

Masthead URL: Click here for the masthead webpage.


Phone: NA

Fax: NA

Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: NA



Rights: You keep all rights to your articles. We hope you will let us host them on the page indefinitely, but if at any time you need to have your work removed, we will do so within one week after the request is received.

Needs: We are looking for nonfiction articles on violence in human history. This is a broad topic, and we are looking to build an extensive collection, but there are thousands of existing web sites on various wars, so we are looking more for information on capital punishment through the ages, torture, confinement, sadistic rituals, and unpleasantness of that nature. We are also looking for information on various fighting styles and martial codes from pre-history up to 21st century. Our intent is to build a reference for writers and anyone else curious about these subjects.

If you're not sure whether your subject fits our needs, feel free to query. We accept reprints.

Length: 500-3000 words (flexible)

Art/Photo Needs: Look at the material on the site. If you have an illustration you believe would fit a particular article or the theme of the site in general, please send it along.

Payment: We are new and cannot afford to pay contributors at this time, but we will be happy to include links to your web page along with publications you may have available for online purchase. You may also include a bio if you wish.

How to Submit: Please send submissions electronically, in the body of the email (we will not accept attachments). Double space between paragraphs, and indicate italics with asterisks, bold with [bold][/bold] tags around the words.

Submissions and queries:

Please put SUBMISSION: [title] in the subject of submissions.

Response Time: Less than a week.

Tips for Writers: Keep your style and language simple enough that high school-age readers will be able to understand your article. Proofread before sending, and make sure your facts are correct.

Sample Copies/Subscription Information: No registration is required.

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