Porto: Gateway to the World


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Note from the Author Introduction Part One Day One - Morning 1 Arrival 2 Origins 3 French Invasion 4 Liberation Day Part Two Day One - Afternoon 5 Absolutism versus Liberalism 6 War of the Brothers 7 The Siege of Porto, 1832 8 Decisive Battle 9 The Wine is on Fire Part Three Day Two - Morning 10 Liberal versus Liberal 11 Birth of an Elegant Industrial City 12 The Cradle of the Republic Part Four Day Two - Afternoon 13 Where the River Meets the Ocean 14 Republican Misadventures 15 Porto Revolts and Salazar Arrives Part Five Day Three - Morning 16 Henry the Navigator 17 British Treaties and Wine 18 Port Wine and the Factory House Part Six Day Three - Afternoon 19 The Golden Age 20 The Most Beautiful Bookshop in the World Part Seven Day Four - Morning 21 From the Highest Point to the River 22 The Mouth of the River Part Eight Day Four - Afternoon 23 The Longest Avenue 24 Conclusions: Taking Stock 25 Afterword: Further Afield Notes Acknowledgements A Brief Note About Sources Bibliography Index

About the Author

Neill Lochrey is Professor of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Studies at University College London. He participates in numerous public speaking events around the world, is a regular commentator on global affairs and is widely published in the international press, including the Wall Street Journal. www.neill-lochery.com


'Evocative ... Fascinating and readable' * Wall Street Journal *
'A landmark work' * Times Literary Supplement *
'Lochery illuminates our history ... [he] has written the 20th century history of the Portuguese without bias' -- Joao Ceu e Silva * Diario de Noticias *

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