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The Reconquest Kings of Portugal: The Creation of a Medieval Frontier Monarchy

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This book examines the development of Portugal between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries. During this period Portugal grew from an embattled county under the control of Leon-Castile into an independent kingdom with borders that have remained largely unchanged until the present day.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published February 3rd 2008)
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José Luís  Fernandes
This is a good book on the subject of Portugal's formation in the context of the of the "Reconquista". It even brought one or two new insights for me about important details which are rarely discussed in Portugal (for instance, the reason why count Henry of Portucale gained his county at the expense of his cousin Raymond, which is a bit romanticized by most people in my country). I just had a small issue with some places mainly on the first map and one or two small incoherences in dates or names ...more
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