A Concise History of Portugal

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 13, 2003 - History - 225 pages
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This concise, illustrated history of Portugal presents an introduction to the people and culture of the country and its search for economic modernization, political stability and international partnership. The first single-volume account of Portugal's history since the days of dictatorship and colonization, this updated second edition also covers the state of historical writing on Portugal at the turn of the millennium. First Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-43308-8 First Edition Pb (1993): 0-521-43880-2 David Birmingham is a Professor of Modern History at the University of Kent, Canterbury. He has written extensively on Portugal and Africa including, among others, The Decolonization of Africa (UCL Press, 1995), History of Central Africa, Volume Three (Longman, 1998), and Portugal and Africa (Macmillan, 1999) and, more recently, a survey of Trade and Empire in the Atlantic, 1400-1600 (Routledge, 2000).
  

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Ah, concise ye are, but frightfully entertaining, alas! You missed my mark by a footballer field. Read full review

Contents

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III
11
IV
35
V
67
VI
99
VII
131
VIII
161
IX
185
X
205
XI
206
XII
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XIII
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XIV
213
XV
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David Birmingham is Emeritus Professor of Modern History in the University of Kent at Canterbury.

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