The e-Journal of Portuguese History (e-JPH) was founded in 2002 by the present editors who also hold the copyright of the journal. The journal is published in English twice a year, 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 analysed 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.