El Puerto de Santa María



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one  The article heading will include the author’s name (in lowercase) with an asterisk at the end that makes reference to a footnote that will include the author’s position, place of work and email address. The article title will be included under the author’s name. Next, between the article’s title and the body of the text, the author will include an 8-line abstract, in Spanish and in English (in parallel columns), as well as five keywords in both languages. The abstract should clearly express the work’s objectives and results, and, if necessary, the methodology used.

two For manuscripts divided into sections and subsections, the corresponding number or letter will precede the epigraphs, as necessary.
The footnotes
will be indicated by a number after the corresponding manuscript. Footnotes will be referenced with a number after the corresponding manuscript.

three Documentary and bibliographic reference footnotes must be formatted as follows:

  • Documents: Archive, section, file, record and, if applicable, folio number.
  • Books and articles: Surname of author(s) in lowercase, publication year and, if applicable, the letter that appears in the bibliographic references and pages cited (in parentheses).

four Bibliographic reference footnotes will be organised in alphabetical order at the end of the article, as follows:

  • Surname of author or authors (in uppercase).
  • Publication year, distinguishing between a., b., c.,... if the one author has more than one work cited in that year (in parentheses).
  • Titles of articles (in quotes).
  • Titles of books or journals (in italics).
  • Place of publication and editorial (for books).
  • Volume and issue (for journals), and pages cited separated by a dash (for articles).
  • If the article or book is a translated work and the reference concerns the translation, the year following the author’s name will refer to the original edition, and the year of the translated version will be included immediately before the pages cited.

five Articles that are not properly and precisely referenced will not be accepted. The original articles must include reference footnotes.

six Literal citations (which must be relevant) will be included in italics. If these are more than four lines, the citation will be indented five spaces from the margin.

seven Only tables and graphics considered essential for the article will be published (photographs, drawings, maps, etc). In any case, these must be presented as originals and conveniently formatted for printing. Furthermore, they must be accompanied by a title and, if necessary, an explanatory footnote, and their sources must be clearly indicated.

eight The use of words in other languages will not be accepted if these exist in Spanish or may be translated into Spanish. Concerning spelling, writers must follow the guidelines included in the manual, Ortografía de la Lengua Española, (edition revised by the Academies of the Spanish Language) Madrid, Real Academia Española and Espasa Calpe, S.A., 1999.

nine The minimum length for the double-spaced articles is 10 pages, in din A4 format; and the maximum length is twenty-five pages. Longer articles will only be accepted in exceptional cases and will be published in one or various consecutive issues of the journal.

ten The manuscript will be formatted with the following specifications:

  • the author’s name in lowercase, font size 11
  • the title of the work in uppercase, bold, font size 11
  • the headings “Resumen”, “Abstract”, “Palabras clave” and “Keywords” in lowercase, bold, font size 9
  • the contents of the abstracts and the keywords in font size 9
  • the main text in font size 11
  • the titles of the sections in lowercase, bold, font size 11
  • the titles of the tables and drawings in lowercase, font size 10
  • notes for tables, graphs and drawings in font size 9
  • footnotes in font size 8
  • annex and appendix titles in lowercase, bold, font size 11 and the text for these in font size 10
  • bold lettering and underlines will not be accepted in the body of the text, unless they are part of a literal citation

eleven The manuscripts (articles, documents, revisions, debates, etc.) may be sent to the journal’s Consejo Editorial (Editorial Board) preferably by email (secretaria@revistadehistoriade-elpuerto.org), or via the postal system (Revista de Historia de El Puerto, Apartado de Correos, 1006. 11500 El Puerto de Santa María).

twelve The Editorial Board of The journal of the History of El Puerto will acknowledge receipt of the material using the same method used by the sender. The Editorial board’s decision concerning the publication of the manuscripts in the journal will be communicated to the authors approximately 2 months after the material is received. This decision may be conditioned by modifications to the original manuscript.

thirteen Once the article is definitively accepted, the authors must send the final version using one of the methods described above. If the author chooses to use the postal system, a CD copy of the original manuscript must also be included.

fourteen The authors will have 5 days to revise the printing drafts. In other words, they must verify that the drafts correspond to the originals. Neither changes nor additions may be made to the manuscript.


Diagram of the acceptance procedure for original work



The mouth of the Guadalete River and El Puerto de Santa María

Castillo de Doña Blanca Phoenician village

Casa de las Cadenas – House of the Chains (XVII century)

Hauling in the nets

Frasquita Larrea

San Alejandro iron bridge (1884-1977)

Saint John the Evangelist (Pedro Roldán)

San José wine-cellar

the cloister of the Monasterio de la Victoria (XVI century)