Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society, and Culture

Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society, and Culture

by Antonio Costa Pinto
ISBN-10:
0880339969
ISBN-13:
9780880339964
Pub. Date:
12/31/2003
Publisher:
East European Monographs

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Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society, and Culture

This book present san 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, and 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880339964
Publisher: East European Monographs
Publication date: 12/31/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Twentieth Century Portugal: An Introduction, by Antonio Costa PintoCultural Myths and Portuguese National Identity, by Nuno G. Monteiro and Antonio Costa PintoThe Colonial Empire, by Valentim AlexandreBetween Africa and Europe: Portuguese Foreign Policy, 1890-2000, by Nuno Severiano TeixeiraThe Portuguese Economy in the Twentieth Century: Growth and Structural Change, by Pedro LainsPortuguese Emigration After World War II, by Maria Ioannis B. BaganhaSocial Change in Portugal: 1960-2000, by Antonio BarretoElections, Parties, and Policy-Making Institutions in Democratic Portugal, by Pedro C. MagalhaesLegitimizing the EU? Elections to the European Parliament in Portugal, 1987-1999, by Marina Costa LoboContemporary Portuguese Literature, by Joao Camilo dos SantosPortuguese Art in the Twentieth Century, by Joao Pinharanda

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