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Historical Dictionary of Portugal #2019

Historical Dictionary of Portugal Portugal is a small Western European nation with a large distinctive past replete with both triumph and tragedy One of the continent s oldest nation states Portugal has frontiers that are essentiall

  • Title: Historical Dictionary of Portugal
  • Author: Douglas L. Wheeler Walter C. Opello
  • ISBN: 9780810860889
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Historical Dictionary of Portugal By Douglas L. Wheeler Walter C. Opello, Portugal is a small Western European nation with a large, distinctive past replete with both triumph and tragedy One of the continent s oldest nation states, Portugal has frontiers that are essentially unchanged since the late 14th century The country s unique character and 850 year history as an independent state present several curious paradoxes As of 1974, when muchPortugal is a small Western European nation with a large, distinctive past replete with both triumph and tragedy One of the continent s oldest nation states, Portugal has frontiers that are essentially unchanged since the late 14th century The country s unique character and 850 year history as an independent state present several curious paradoxes As of 1974, when much of the remainder of the Portuguese overseas empire was decolonized, Portuguese society appeared to be the most ethnically homogeneous of the two Iberian states and of much of Europe This, in spite of the fact that Portuguese society had received during 2,000 years of infusions of other ethnic groups in invasions and immigration Phoenicians, Greeks, Celts, Romans, Suevi, Visigoths, Muslims Arab and Berber , Jews, Italians, Flemings, Burgundian French, black Africans, and Asians Indeed, Portugal has been a crossroads, despite its relative isolation in the western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, between the West and North Africa, Tropical Africa, and Asia and America Since 1974, Portugal s society has become less homogeneous as there has been significant immigration of former subjects from her erstwhile overseas empire The third edition of Historical Dictionary of Portugal greatly expands on the second edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects.

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