David Parsons ()
35 Haycroft, Wootton, BEDFORD, MK43 9PB, UK
Editorial Advisory Committee
- Professor Margaret McGowan CBE
- Anne Daye, Chairman of DHDS
Historical Dance publishes articles, notes and book reviews related to European dance from the fifteenth century to the nineteenth as recorded in contemporary sources, in accordance with the objectives of the DHDS. It is intended for dance researchers, teachers and dancers.
Topics of primary interest include, but are not limited to:
- transcriptions and translations of source material
- choreographic and other analyses of source material
- realisations of dances
It also publishes articles on related subjects, such as :
- early music, especially dance music
- drama, especially dance-drama
- costume, especially as related to dance
- cultural history
All papers submitted for publication are reviewed by at least one member of the Editorial Advisory Committee or other suitably qualified reviewer. Acceptance is conditional upon a favourable report from the reviewer(s).
From 2012 the committee of DHDS has adopted an open access publication policy for Historical Dance. Once a paper has been reviewed, accepted, revised and edited, it will be given volume, part and page numbers, then published on the web site. When sufficient papers have accumulated an issue will be printed for distribution to DHDS members, the copyright libraries and others . Until then, papers may be cited as 'published online', giving the date when they appeared.
We have adopted this approach to reduce the delays between papers being accepted and becomming available to readers. The criteria for accepting papers remain unchanged.
DHDS will not charge authors or readers for on-line publication or access, though authors will continue to be responsible for the cost of suitable originals and reproduction permissions for any source material reproduced in their papers.
Submissions and correspondence on editorial matters should be addressed to the Editor. Authors are advised to read the Instructions for Authors before submitting manuscripts. The acceptance of articles for publication is conditional upon a favourable reviewer's report.
Subscriptions and back issues
Historical Dance is distributed free of charge to all members of the DHDS. For back issues, see the Price List. As an occasional publication, regular suscriptions are not practical; libraries wishing to receive issues as they appear should contact the Secretary.