Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture

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Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture is an introduction to the evolution of Portuguese politics, society and culture in the twentieth century. Eminent historians, political scientists and experts in literature and art explore a wide spectrum of topics: international relations, authoritarianism, transition to democracy, social change, economic development, colonialism and decolonization, patterns of emigration, problems of national identity and the main trends of ...

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Overview

Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture is an introduction to the evolution of Portuguese politics, society and culture in the twentieth century. Eminent historians, political scientists and experts in literature and art explore a wide spectrum of topics: international relations, authoritarianism, transition to democracy, social change, economic development, colonialism and decolonization, patterns of emigration, problems of national identity and the main trends of twentieth century Portuguese literature and art.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880339476
  • Publisher: East European Monographs
  • Publication date: 6/21/2011
  • Series: EEM Social Science Monographs Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Antonio Costa Pinto is a Professor of Politics and Contemporary European History at the Institute of Social Science, University of Lisbon. He has been a Visiting Professor at Stanford University (1993), and a Senior Visiting Fellow at Princeton University (1996) and at the University of California, Berkeley (2010). He is the author of The Blue Shirts (2000); and recently edited Ruling Elites and Decision-Making in Fascist Era Dictatorships (2009); and Rethinking the Nature of Fascism 2010).

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures ix

Preface and acknowledgements xi

1 Twentieth Century Portugal: An Introduction António Costa Pinto 1

2 Cultural Myths and Portuguese National Identity Nuno G. Monteiro António Costa Pinto 55

3 The Colonial Empire Valentim Alexandre 73

4 Between Africa and Europe: Portuguese Foreign Policy Nuno Severiano Teixeira 95

5 The Portuguese Economy in the Twentieth Century: Growth and Structural Change Pedro Lains 131

6 Engendering Portugal: Social Change, State Politics and Women's Social Mobilization Virgínia Ferreira 153

7 Social Change in Portugal António Barreto 193

8 Elections, Parties, and Policy-Making Institutions in Democratic Portugal Pedro C. Magalhães 225

9 Still Second-Order? European Parliament Elections in Portugal Marina Costa Lobo 249

10 Contemporary Portuguese Literature João Camilo dos Santos 275

11 Portuguese Art in the Twentieth Century João Pinharanda 313

Contributors 347

Index 351

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