The e-Journal of Portuguese History (e-JPH) was founded in 2002 by the editors
who also hold the copyright of the journal.
The journal is published in English
twice a year (June and December), only in electronic format.
The first issue of e-JPH appeared in Summer 2003.
The e-JPH is a peer reviewed international journal.
Its main objective is to provide
publication of scholarly work on historical
subjects, especially those concerning themes
and topics of Portuguese
history analyzed in comparative perspective. Historically oriented
contributions from the different social sciences are also welcome.
It is furthermore the aim of the journal to offer new insights on
developments in Portuguese
historiography, as well as to provide news
and information on research activities
concerning Portuguese history.
The ethos of e-JPH is a pluralist one. It does not subscribe to any
theoretical or methodological approach.
The editors of e-JPH aim at publishing quality,
blind refereed articles
covering any period within any sub-field of historical research.
Contributions to e-JPH will be considered for the following sections.
All papers submitted are first screened by the editors and
subject to a blind refereeing process
:: Surveys and Debates
This section includes commissioned contributions on selected topics
providing new insights and controversy on recent historiographical developments
:: Institutions and Research
It is the purpose of this section to provide critical assessment
and appraisal of scholarly work and research undertaken in both
Portuguese and non-Portuguese institutions.
:: Book Reviews
The editors of the journal encourage and welcome the contribution
of reviews of books published in any language on Portuguese history.
International and Portuguese publishers are kindly invited to send
books for review to the mailing address of the journal.
Luís Adão da Fonseca