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The first global village : how Portugal changed the world / Martin Page.

Title
The first global village : how Portugal changed the world / Martin Page.
Author
Page, Martin, 1938-
Publication
Lisboa : Notícias, 2004, c2002.

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Description
277 p.; 23 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
History
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-269) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
A personal introduction -- A note on sources -- Suggestions for further reading -- Websites -- From Jonah to Julius Caesar -- Rome on the Atlantic -- The rise and fall of Christendom -- The Arabs bring civilization to Europe -- The Christian reconquest -- The Cistercian peace -- Prince Henry the misadventurer -- King João and the great adventure -- Pêro da Covilhã : master spy -- Vasco da Gama and the Lord of the Oceans -- India and beyond -- The Golden Age in Lisbon; disaster abroad -- The coming of the Inquisition; the departure of the Jews -- Freedom regained -- Pombal and the king : a duet in megalomania -- Playground of the great powers -- The fall of the House of Bragança -- The slide to dictatorship -- World War II : betrayal and the fight for freedom -- Freedom at dawn.
ISBN
9724613135
OCLC
51250110
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library