Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture is an introduction to the evolution of Portuguese politics, society and culture in the twentieth century. Eminent historians, political scientists and experts in literature and art explore a wide spectrum of topics: international relations, authoritarianism, transition to democracy, social change, economic development, colonialism and decolonization, patterns of emigration, problems of national identity and the main trends of twentieth century Portuguese literature and art. First edition published in 2001.
Also available in Portuguese: António Costa Pinto (ed.), Portugal Contemporâneo, Lisbon, Dom Quixote, 2005.