Hatton, Barry

The Portuguese - a revealing portrait of an inconspicuous and fascinating country

1st published: The Portuguese. A modern History.

© Oxford: Signal Books, ltd, 2011

ISBN: 978-989-724-021-8

In English language

Designed to be read by foreign readers, the book,  in  the author‘s words, is intended: "to shine a light on this enigmatic corner of Europe, describe the idiosyncrasies that make this  lovable and sometimes exasperating country unique, and seek explanations by surveying  the historical path that brought the Portuguese to where they are today".

Educational topics to be explored:  Portugal is itself one of Europe's oldest countries and the birth place of one of the most widely spoken languages.


Article available in: English, Português