A Concise History of Portugal / Edition 1by David Birmingham
Pub. Date: 09/01/1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
As a new member of the EEC as well as a emerging tourist attraction, Portugal has in recent years experienced great social and economic change. This concise, illustrated history offers an introduction to its people, culture and evolving role as an imperial power in contemporary Europe.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Peoples, cultures and colonies; 2. Rebellion and revolution in the seventeenth century; 3. The golden age and the earthquake in the eighteenth century; 4. Brazilian independence and the Portuguese Revolution; 5. The bourgeois monarchy and the republicans; 6. The dictatorship and the African empire; 7. Democracy and the European Community; 8. Further reading in English; Annotated bibliography; Select source materials.
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If you are interested in the history of Portugal, this is one book you should NOT buy. I have read numerous books about Portugal's history, and have studied it as well. I don't know where the author of this book got his information from. It's totally inaccurate, with his opinions or observations stated as fact. If I could give it less than one star, I would. It deserves nothing. Simply horrible, inaccurate, useless...