CCHA, Historical Studies, 65 (1999), 7




Editors’ Foreword




     Following the custom of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association, this issue of its journal features a selection of papers from the 1998 annual meeting of its English section. Papers presented at the meeting at the University of Ottawa, but not printed here for various reasons  (either not offered to the editors, published elsewhere, or declined after expert assessment), are listed separately on page 8.

     With this issue we are most pleased to note (as indicated on the copyright page), that Historical Studies is now indexed in the Catholic Periodical and Literature Index and in the Canadian Historical Review’s “Recent Publications Relating to Canada.”

     A new feature, with this issue, is the printing of Abstracts (in both English and French) of our articles, beginning on page 125.

     The editing of an academic journal requires, of course, the cooperation of quite a number of people who are willing to give of their energy and expertise in the aid of research and scholarship. We are pleased to acknowledge the assistance of all who assisted the editors this year. We are especially grateful to our authors for submitting their manuscripts, and for responding so graciously, effectively, and promptly to the suggestions for revision provided by our assessors and the editors. Our anonymous assessors have earned the gratitude of both the editors and our authors for their critical and helpful comments on all the papers that we sent to them. We would also like to acknowledge the support and advice of our Editorial Board. As always, Mr. Gilles Lépine of Novalis was especially helpful with technical issues. Finally, both the journal and the Association are most grateful to the Secretary General of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association, Fr. Edward Jackman, O.P., for generous financial support and encouragement.



                                                                                           Richard A. Lebrun    

                                                                                           Mark G. McGowan