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  • Anthropology and Migrationby Caroline B. Brettell

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 37.99

    Brettell's new book provides new insight into the processes of migration and transnationalism from an anthropological perspective. She analyzes macro and micro approaches to migration theory, utilizing her extensive fieldwork in Portugal and many other countries. Key issues she discusses include: immigrant incorporation vs. assimilation models; the... more...

  • Azores Sights (Faial Island)by MobileReference 2010; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • The Baker Who Pretended to Be King of Portugalby Ruth MacKay

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 29.00

    On August 4, 1578, in an ill-conceived attempt to wrest Morocco back from the hands of the infidel Moors, King Sebastian of Portugal led his troops to slaughter and was himself slain. Sixteen years later, King Sebastian rose again. In one of the most famous of European impostures, Gabriel de Espinosa, an ex-soldier and baker by trade?and most likely... more...

  • Biographien in Bewegungby Andreas Oskar Kempf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 36.95

    Andreas Oskar Kempf behandelt transnationale Migrationsverläufe aus dem ländlichen Raum von Ost- nach Westeuropa mit dem Fokus auf Rumänien und Italien. Er rekonstruiert, in welche biographischen Zusammenhänge die transnationalen Migrationsprozesse eingebettet sind, und arbeitet die handlungsorientierenden Wechselwirkungen zwischen Biographie und... more...

  • The Calabrian Charlatan 1598-1603by Eric Olsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    In 1598 a man - branded the Calabrian Charlatan by his Spanish opponents - appeared in Venice claiming to be King Sebastian, the Portuguese monarch who disappeared in battle some twenty years before. Over the next five years Venetians, Spaniards, and Portuguese wrangled over the true character and identity of the man. Was he a lunatic? Was he an impostor?... more...

  • Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andradaby C. R. Boxer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1930. ' The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' Spectator This is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant period, describing the operations leading up... more...

  • The Concession of Évora Monteby Ron B. Thomson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99

    This book argues that liberalism in Portugal was an urban phenomenon involving a very small minority of the people, and points to a variety of reasons for this. more...

  • Culture and Customs of Portugalby Carlos Cunha; Rhonda Cunha

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Portugal is evolving quickly as an integrated part of modern Europe. What was until the mid-1970s an old-world society, where 80 percent of the economy was controlled by an oligarchy of eight elite families, is now increasingly a model of an advanced European state. Portugal now ranks highly among the countries of the world in level of globalization... more...

  • CultureShock! Portugalby Volker Poelzl

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17

    CultureShock! Portugal is every reader’s guide to living, working and adapting to life in this beautiful, charming country. Packed full of useful information, this book will answer all your questions and provide you with much, much more. Find out how to obtain a work visa, how to enrol your children in the schooling system, where to live, and... more...

  • Diasporic Generationsby Mette Louise Berg

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    Interpretations of the background to the Cuban diaspora ? a political revolution and the subsequent radical transformation of the society and economy towards socialism ? are politicised and highly contested. The Miami-based Cuban diaspora has had extraordinary success in putting its case high on the US political agenda and in capturing world media... more...