General Questions

Topics and language

The field of study of the journal aims to cover as broad as its name suggests: history, law and institutions and, in particular, the interrelationships between these three fields of study.

Topics related to legal history in a international perspective and national legal History of United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and nay other nation will be published in the IJOLHI if the studies are presented in English or any other language commonly used to spread knowledge, science and culture, in order to ensure that the text can be accessed by a reasonable number of readers.

The journal is published on an annual basis.

Publication standards

Authors interested in contributing to the journal should send their articles to ijolhi@gmail.com, stating in the subject line Article IJOLHI.

Selected articles will be evaluated by experts outside the editorial board.

The format of the articles must be according the following criteria:

– The articles must contain a brief abstract and a selection of key words.

– Text in Times New Roman, size 11, single spaced.

– The footnotes must be written in Times New Roman, size 10, single spaced.

– In the bibliography, the first citation must be submitted in the following format: surname of the author, in capitals; name or initial of the author, title of the work in italics, place of publication, year of publication; volume, in the case the work has multiple that corresponds to the reference, page that corresponds to the reference. For example: MARTINEZ PEÑAS, L., El confesor del Rey en el Antiguo Régimen,.Madrid, 2007, p. 87.

– Book chapters and journal articles, for the first citation, must be submitted in the following format: surname of the author in capitals, name or initial of the author, title of the chapter or article in quotation marks, title of the book or name of the journal in which it come from in italics, volume, in the case the work has multiple that corresponds to the reference, year of publication, page that corresponds to the reference. For example: MARTÍNEZ PEÑAS, L. “La ley Benot”, en Revista Aequitas. Estudios sobre Historia, Derecho e Instituciones, nº 1, 2011, p. 34.

– Failure to follow the above mentioned formatting criteria could be considered as a motive for not admitting an article.


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