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 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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Contents

II
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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, Canterbury.

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