The Portuguese: The Land and Its People

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Carcanet, 2006 - Travel - 391 pages
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Superficially familiar but still little-known, Portugal is undergoing a vibrant social and political transformation as it grows into a full-fledged, modern European state. Combining history, geography, cultural study, and travelogue, this engaging look at Portugal is a fascinating introduction to its rich, turbulent history and people. This newly revised edition contains practical travel advice, maps, photographs, and illustrations.

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With this comprehensive study of Portugal, photojournalist and freelancer Kaplan makes an enormous contribution to geography and travel literature. The work will aid both students and travelers in ... Read full review

Contents

O HEARTS AND MINDS
248
TREASURES OF HEAVEN AND EARTH
277
POETIC PLEASURES AND THE JOYS OF WOE 3I 2
312
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Marion Kaplan is a journalist whose articles have appeared in National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Observer, and The Times.

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