New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids

Editor-in-Chief: R.M.A.L. Hoefte
This is a fully Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available online, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an Article Publication Charge. As the journal receives a subvention for publication from the learned society Vereniging KITLV (NL), the Article Publication Charge is waived. For more information, see the BrillOpen dedicated webpage.

Published continuously since 1919, the New West Indian Guide (NWIG) is the oldest scholarly journal on the Caribbean, featuring English-language articles in the fields of anthropology, art, archaeology, economics, geography, geology, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, music, political science and sociology, and includes the world's most complete review section on Caribbean books - covering some 150 books each year. NWIG is a peer-reviewed journal and regularly publishes contributions by authors in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, England, Germany, Guyana, the Netherlands, Suriname, the United States, and Venezuela, as well as every part of the insular Caribbean.

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Managing Editor:
Rosemarijn Hoefte, coordinator of the KITLV Caribbean Expert Center Send email

Book Review Editors:
Richard Price (Duane A. and Virginia S. Dittman Professor Emeritus of American Studies, Anthropology, and History, College of William & Mary)
Sally Price (Duane A. & Virginia S. Dittman Professor Emeritus of American Studies and Anthropology, College of William & Mary)
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Editorial Board:
Kenneth Bilby (Smithsonian Institution)
Jorge Giovannetti (University of Puerto Rico)
Peter Hulme (University of Essex)
Gert Oostindie (KITLV)
Stephan Palmie (University of Chicago)
Kevin Yelvington (University of South Florida)

International Advisory Board:
Bridget Brereton (University of the West Indies, Trinidad)
Humberto García-Muñiz (University of Puerto Rico)
David Geggus (University of Florida)
Barry Higman (Australian National University)
Anthony Payne (University of Sheffield)
Rebecca Scott (University of Michigan)
Deborah Thomas (University of Pennsylvania)
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CSA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index (Online)
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