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Lisbon

A Biography

Magda Pinheiro (author) Mario Pereira (Translated by)

ISBN: 9781933227757

Publication Date: Feb 2019

Format: Paperback

Throughout the pages of this highly original and meticulously researched book, we follow the rich and fascinating history of Lisbon.
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Throughout the pages of this highly original and meticulously researched book, we follow the rich and fascinating history of Lisbon European capital city and cosmopolitan metropolis from its legendary founding by Ulysses to the present day, covering the most remarkable moments of the city.

Topics include the conquest of Lisbon, the period of discoveries, the great earthquake of 1755, the departure of the royal court for Brazil, the Liberal revolts, the Estado Novo, Carnation Revolution, and Expo '98. Abounding with episodes that shaped the history of this vibrant port city, accounts of everyday life, and tales about traditional neighborhoods and the innumerable streets where we can still discover traces of the past, this amply illustrated and engaging book makes the seductively enchanting city of Lisbon come to life.
Illustrations 89 illustrations (40 colour), 9 maps
Imprint Tagus Press
Pages 512
Dimensions 235 x 156
Date Published 28 Feb 2019
Publisher University of Massachusetts Press
Subject/s European history   Spanish Civil War  
Magda De Avelar Pinheiro is a researcher and co-ordinator of the Modern and Contemporary History Reserach Group at the CIES?Centre of Sociological Research and Studies, University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL).

Mario Pereira is managing editor of Tagus Press in the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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