By Lawrence S. Graham,Harry M. Makler,Juan J. Linz
Despite world wide curiosity within the Portuguese Revolution of 1974, Portugal remained for many humans a bit recognized and poorly understood kingdom, missed for years by means of social scientists. Editors Graham and Makler introduced jointly for the 1st time in a single great quantity lots of the major social technological know-how specialists on Portugal.
The participants' hugely unique learn represents the easiest paintings generated by way of the foreign convention workforce on sleek Portugal at its significant meetings held in 1973 and 1976. the result's a accomplished choice of essays discussing intimately the occasions major as much as the revolution, the explanations of the army coup, and the circulation of a society on the point of progressive upheaval towards open, democratic parliamentary elections.
As the 1st interdisciplinary examine to span fifty years of Portuguese heritage from the Estado Novo of 1926 to the eventual social democratic republic, this ebook stands by myself in its box. The professional in addition to the final reader will locate insights into the dynamics of Portugal's humans, politics, and economics.
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Contemporary Portugal: The Revolution and Its Antecedents by Lawrence S. Graham,Harry M. Makler,Juan J. Linz