By Malyn Newitt
Interwoven inside this worldwide historical past of the diaspora are tales of the Portuguese who left mainland Portugal and the islands, the lives of the Sephardic Jews, the African slaves imported into the Atlantic Islands and Brazil and the Goans who later unfold alongside the imperial highways of Portugal and Britain. a lot of Portugal's contribution to technology and the humanities, in addition to its effect within the glossy global, will be attributed to the contributors of those commonly scattered Portuguese groups, and those are given their due in Newitt's engrossing volume
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Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese by Malyn Newitt