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Welcome to the Electronic Sixteenth Century Journal

In publication since 1969, the Sixteenth Century Journal (SCJ) prints twenty to twenty-five articles and over four hundred book reviews a year. The SCJ is dedicated to providing readers with thought-provoking research and inquiry into the sixteenth century broadly defined (i.e., 1450-1648). Our articles all maintain a strong historical core and cover subjects from around the world.

Publication Delay Posted on, 03/02/2015

Due to delays at the printer, the publication of the Spring 2015 issue of The Sixteenth Century Journal will be delayed until March. 

Associate Editor Applications Posted on, 03/02/2015

The application period for the recently advertised position of an associate editor for The Sixteenth Century Journal has come to a close. The editors would like to thank the more than sixty applicants. 

We are reviewing the applications and will make an announcement in a future edition of the SCJ.

New and Improved ESCJ Posted on, 08/25/2013

We are delighted to introduce the new website, with subscriber access to electronic copies of the volumes, issues, and articles published by The Sixteenth Century Journal. Please let us know of any problems as you navigate through the site.