An Annotated Bibliography and Internet Guide for the Madeira Islands

An Annotated Bibliography and Internet Guide for the Madeira Islands

By: J Donald Silva (author)Hardback

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For the first time in English, this book provides a comprehensive list of over 500 books, articles and manuscripts about the Madeira Islands summarized and with an outline of island history since its discovery in 1419, including website addresses that guide students of Madeiran Studies to archives, book inventories, private collections, libraries, manuscripts, theses, government documents and periodical essays.

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Contents

Contents; Foreword i; Preface by Dr. Douglas L. Wheeler iii; Acknowledgements vi; I. Introduction 1; On the Internet, 1; Madeira Portugal's Atlantic Resort, 2; Geography, 3; Geology, 4; Climate, 5; Fauna, 5; Flora, 6; Inhabitants, 7; British Influence, 7; History, 8; Discovery & settlement, 9; Economy, 14; The Bibliography, 15; II. Madeira & Its People 17; III. Geography, Maps 29; IV. Tourism & Guidebooks 39; Classic Travel Guides, 43; V. Traveler's Accounts 47. 15th Century, 47; 17th Century, 48; 18th Century, 49; 19th Century, 54; 20th Century, 70; VI. Flora & Fauna 75; VII. History & Genealogy 101; VIII. Biography, Diary & Letters 123; IX. Culture 129; X. Emigration 135; XI. Religion & Churches 145; XII. Social Service, Health & Welfare 157; XIII. Politics & Government 163; XIV. Economics, Finance, Banking 167; XV. Industry, Investment, Trade 175; XVI. Agriculture 181; XVII. Statistics 185; XVIII. Science & Technology 191; XIX. Literature 199; XX. The Arts 209; XI. Wine & Cuisine 223; XXII. Media 235; Journals 224; Newspapers 225; XXIII. Bibliography 241. Author Index 251; Title Index 257; Subject Index 265; Website Index 269; Glossary 271; Map of Madeira 273.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/03/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780773461697
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 285
  • ID: 9780773461697
  • ISBN10: 0773461698

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