A Concise History of Portugal
This concise, illustrated history of Portugal offers an introduction to the people and culture of the country, its empire, and its search for economic modernisation, political stability and international partnership. The first single-volume account of Portugal's history since the days of dictatorship and colonisation, this up-dated second edition brings the story up to date, and discusses the state of historical writing on Portugal at the turn of the millennium. ' standard reading for all those seeking an insight into the historical evolution of this remarkable country.'The Times Higher Education Supplement
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