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Who created the Estado Novo in Portugal?

The Estado Novo, greatly inspired by conservative and autocratic ideologies, was developed by António de Oliveira Salazar, who was President of the Council of Ministers from 1932 until illness forced him out of office in 1968.

How did Portugals economy change in the 1960s?

The rise of new technocrats in the early 1960s with a background in economics and technical-industrial expertise led to a new period of economic fostering, with Portugal as an attractive country for international investment. Industrial development and economic growth would continue throughout the 1960s.

What was Portugal like in the early 20th century?

It was atrociously governed, bankrupt, squalid, ridden with disease and poverty. It was such a mess that the League of Nations coined a word to describe the absolute low in national welfare: Portuguese. Then the Army overthrew the Republic which had brought the country to this sorry pass.

What were the Portuguese overseas territories in Africa during the Estado Novo?

Portuguese overseas territories in Africa during the Estado Novo regime: Angola and Mozambique were by far the two largest of those territories.

What was Portugal like in the late 19th century?

In the late 19th century some European countries were transformed by the industrial revolution. However, Portugal remained a poor, agricultural country. Illiteracy was common. Meanwhile, the popularity of the monarchy waned and the republican feeling grew. A Republican revolution occurred in 1891 but it was defeated.

What is the economic history of Portugal?

The economic history of Portugal covers the development of the economy throughout the course of Portuguese history. It has its roots prior to nationality, when Roman occupation developed a thriving economy in Hispania, in the provinces of Lusitania and Gallaecia, as producers and exporters to the Roman Empire.

What are the best books on the history of Portugal?

Fernandes, Paulo Jorge; Menses, Filipe Ribeiro de; Baioâ, Manuel. The Political History of Nineteenth Century Portugal, e-Journal of Portuguese History (e-JPH) (2003) 1#1 online Saraiva, José Hermano (2007). História Concisa de Portugal [Concise History of Portugal] (in Portuguese) (24th ed.).

What did the first Portuguese do for a living?

The first Portuguese were hunters and fishermen. They also gathered plants for food. They wore leather clothes and they made stone tools. In about 5,000 BC farming was introduced to Portugal. However, the farmers continued to use stone tools.

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