The editors are pleased to receive
manuscripts written in English to be considered for
publication in Shaman.
Manuscript form Final copy of all manuscripts
must be submitted on A4 size (or US standard) paper,
double spaced throughout, and with margins of no less
than 1 1/2 inch on all four sides. All pages of the
manuscript must be consecutively paginated. Authors
are also requested to submit a copy on IBM- or Macintosh-compatible
computer diskette. Diskettes should be marked with the
type of computer and the name and version of the word-processing
Graphs, drawings and photographs are
referred to as Figures and should be numbered in sequence
with Arabic numerals. Each figure original should be
identified with the figure number on the back, where
the orientation of the figure should also be clearly
Abstract Each manuscript submitted
for publication should be accompanied by an English
abstract of about 100 words that summarizes the conceptual
content of the contribution.
References Bibliographical references
should be cited in the text by the author’s last name,
date of publication and page, e.g. (Eliade 1964: 259),
or, if the author’s name is mentioned in the text, by
the date and page reference only, e.g. (1964: 259).
Full citation of literature referred to should be given
in a bibliography at the end of each article. This should
appear under the heading References, should be arranged
alphabetically by author’s surname. The format should
be consistent with the following examples:
Eliade, Mircea 1964. Shamanism: Archaic
Techniques of Ecstasy. Bollingen Series No. LXXVI. Princeton:
Princeton University Press.
Krader, Lawrence 1978. “Shamanism: Theory and History
in Buryat Society.” In Vilmos Diószegi and Mihály Hoppál
(eds.) Shamanism in Siberia. Bibliotheca Uralica 1.
Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó.
Hultkrantz, Ake 1961. “A Definition of Shamanism.” Temenos
Transliteration and transcription.
Technical terms can be given in any conventional system
of transliteration or transcription, but the system
should be consistent. Russian should be transliterated
as follows a b v g d e ë zh z i î k l m n o p r s t
u f kh ts ch sh shch ” (‘hard sign‘) ‘ (‘soft sign‘)
e (with a dot above it) iu, ia. Chinese characters should
be given in their Pinyin forms.
Proofs Authors will be sent galley
proofs showing modifications that may have been made
in preparing their work for publication. No further
proofs will be issued.
The editors reserve the right to make
editorial revisions, but will not make major changes
without the author’s approval.
Off-prints The author will receive
15 offprints free of charge. Additional offprints are
available at a reasonable price.