Marieta de Moraes Ferreira
2012 Revista Brasileira de História  
Foreword Revista Brasileira de História, created in 1981 with the aim of becoming a channel for the dissemination of the production of Brazilian professors and historians, is launching its 64 th issue. Published biannually, in issue 59 RBH entered a new phase, becoming digital only, as well as offering an English version. These innovations aimed to make the consultation of older and new volumes easier, as well as to expand the scope of the journal's circulation, allowing a non-Portuguese
more » ... n-Portuguese speaking public to access our production. In this issue the Editorial Committee chose the theme "Work and Workers" for the Dossier, which like in the previous issue, has been expanded in relation to the number of articles published. As we have said, the interest in publishing in RBH has been growing in the community of historians and social scientists and for each issue the volume of contributions to be reviewed increases. For this issue we received approximately 100 articles for the dossier alone, of which a significant amount were approved by our peer reviewers, though we were unable to publish all of these. This new demand of Brazilian historiographic production for channels for the internationalization of their studies is very welcome, but raises many challenges for RBH and indicates the need not only to expand the size of our issues, but also to rethink their regularity. This issue has fifteen articles. ______________ Nine articles were selected for the dossier "Work and Workers", which focused essentially on the Brazilian reality, with only two dedicated to the United States and Portugal. In relation to the temporal foci, we chose texts which took different approaches, from labor relations at the end of
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