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Long ago, Portugal was one of the world's most powerful countries, as it explored and conquered places far from home. Today, it is a nation that has had some economic and social struggles, but also some triumphs. It joined the EU in 1986, and continues to build on its long history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422222553
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2012
Series: Major European Union Nations Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

1 Portugal's Modern Issues 11

2 Portugal's History and Government 19

3 The Economy 33

4 Portugal's People and Culture 39

5 Portugal's Future 47

Time Line 56

Find Out More 57

Glossary 59

Index 62

Picture Credits 63

About the Authors and the Consultant 64

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