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Portugal : a country study

Author: Solsten, Eric; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1994.
Series: Area handbook series.; DA pam, 550-181.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Solsten, Eric; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
ISBN: 0844407763 9780844407760
OCLC Number: 30410715
Notes: Revised edition of: Area handbook for Portugal / coauthors, Eugene K. Keefe [and others]. 1st ed. 1977.
"Research completed January 1993."
Description: xxxv, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origins of Portugal. Early inhabitants ; Phoenicians, Greeks, and Carthaginians ; Romanization ; Germanic invasions ; Muslim domination ; Christian reconquest --
Formation of the monarchy. Afonso Henriques becomes king ; Territorial enlargement ; Settlement and cultivation ; Political and social organization ; Control of the royal patrimony ; Development of the realm --
The house of Avis. Wars with Castile ; Anglo-Portuguese alliance ; Social revolution ; Intradynastic struggle ; Assertion of royal supremacy --
Maritime expansion. Early voyages ; Sea route to India ; Empire in Asia ; Colonization of Brazil ; Counter-reformation and overseas evangelization --
Imperial decline. Dynastic crisis ; Iberian union ; Restoration ; Development of Brazil ; Absolutism ; Peninsular wars --
Constitutionalism. Revolution of 1820 ; War of the Two Brothers ; Moderate vs. radical liberals ; Rotativismo ; Portuguese Africa --
Republicanism. The first republic ; Military dictatorship ; The new state ; The social state --
The physical environment --
Demography. Population size and structure ; Emigration --
Family and kinship relations. Family ; Women ; The extended family and kinship relations --
Social structure and social classes. The elite ; The middle class ; The lower class ; A new Portugal? --
Ethnicity and ethnic groups --
Religion and the role of the Roman Catholic Church. History ; The Salazar regime ; Changes after the revolution of 1974 ; Religious practices ; Non-Catholic religious groups --
Education --
Social welfare. Social welfare programs ; Health care ; Housing --
Economic growth and structural change. The economy of the Salazar regime ; Changing structure of the economy ; Economic growth, 1960-73 and 1981-90 --
Revolutionary change. Nationalization ; The brain drain --
Role of the consolidated public sector. The nonfinancial public enterprises ; The general government ; Macroeconomic disequilibria and public debt --
Human resources and income distribution. Employment and sectoral composition of the labor force ; Wages and the distribution of income --
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing. Agricultural zones ; Crops and livestock ; Forestry and fishing ; Land tenure and agrarian reform ; Agricultural policy and the European community --
The industrial sector. Industrial regions ; Industrial organization ; Energy and mineral resources --
Services. Commerce and tourism ; Transportation and telecommunications ; Banking and finance --
Foreign economic relations. Composition and direction of trade ; The balance of international payments ; Tourism and unilateral transfers ; Foreign direct investment ; External public debt --
The revolution of 1974 and the transition to democracy. The Salazar-Caetano era ; Spinola and revolution ; The transition to civilian rule ; Consolidation of democracy --
The governmental system. Constitutional development ; The presidency ; The council of state ; The prime minister ; The council of ministers ; The assembly of the republic ; The judiciary ; Civil service ; Local government ; Autonomous regions and Macau ; The electoral process --
Political dynamics. Political parties ; Interest groups ; Political events since 1987 --
The media --
Foreign relations. Africa ; Western Europe ; United States ; Other countries and areas --
Historical background. The military in the Salazar era ; The role of the armed forces in Africa --
Role of the military in Portuguese political life. The military takeover of 1974 ; The armed forces in political life after 1975 --
Strategic concepts underlying the Portuguese defense posture --
The armed forces. Army ; Navy ; Air force ; Conditions of service ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia ; Defense expenditures --
Portugal and NATO --
Bilateral military relations with other countries --
Domestic defense productions --
Public order and internal security. The police system ; National republican guard ; Public security police ; Other police forces ; Intelligence services ; Terrorist groups --
Judicial system. Criminal law procedure ; Incidence of crime ; Penal system.
Series Title: Area handbook series.; DA pam, 550-181.
Other Titles: Area handbook for Portugal.
Responsibility: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Eric Solsten.
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