A Concise History of Portugal (Cambridge Concise Histories) ISBN: 9780521536868


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A used book that has been read but is still in great condition. This concise illustrated history of Portugal presents an introduction to the people and culture of the country and its search for economic modernization political stability and international partnership. The first single-volume account of Portugal’s history since the days of dictatorship and colonization this updated second edition also covers the state of historical writing on Portugal at the turn of the millennium. First Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-43308-8 First Edition Pb (1993): 0-521-43880-2 David Birmingham is a Professor of Modern History at the University of Kent Canterbury. He has written extensively on Portugal and Africa including among others The Decolonization of Africa (UCL Press 1995) History of Central Africa Volume Three (Longman 1998) and Portugal and Africa (Macmillan 1999) and more recently a survey of Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600 (Routledge 2000).

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Cambridge University Press

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David Birmingham


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