Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Portugal today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- The Portuguese -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary.
"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life." -- Publisher's website.