By Carlos A. Cunha,Rhonda Cunha
Portugal is evolving quick as an built-in a part of glossy Europe. What was once till the mid-1970s an old-world society, the place eighty percentage of the economic system used to be managed through an oligarchy of 8 elite households, is now more and more a version of a sophisticated eu nation. Portugal now ranks hugely one of the international locations of the realm in point of globalization and caliber of existence; it even boasts one of many best-developed renewable strength infrastructures of any built country.
Despite such common modernization, even if, "old nation" Portuguese traditions persist within the political nation-states, in addition to the conventional life that undergo within the geographical region. Culture and Customs of Portugal devotes cautious consciousness to such issues as Portuguese vacation trips, media, marriage, gender roles, structure, and schooling, offering readers with an entire account of Portugal's wealthy background and smooth tradition. The drastic adjustments within the state following the 1974 army coup that overthrew a 48-year dictatorship obtain designated attention.
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Culture and Customs of Portugal (Cultures and Customs of the World) by Carlos A. Cunha,Rhonda Cunha