A Concise History of Portugal

A Concise History of Portugal

by David Birmingham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108439558
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/12/2018
Series: Cambridge Concise Histories
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 252
Sales rank: 388,634
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

David Birmingham is Emeritus Professor of Modern History in the University of Kent, Canterbury.

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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