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1492 And All That!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,190. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
All those things that you might wish to know about the history of Spain and Portugal as a visitor or an ex-patriot. History visited with an ex-patriot's eye.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX
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Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Este livro reúne estudos e documentos sobre as Finanças Públicas Portuguesas entre 1820 e 1890. Trata-se de um conjunto que incluí estudos já publicados mas de difícil acesso e inéditos. Procura abordar aspetos da transição financeira do Antigo Regime ao liberalismo assim como da Dívida Externa durante a Regeneração.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.