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Welcome to my blog. Please feel free to roam around and learn a bit more about Portuguese History. To find your interests, please, have a look at the right side of the page, where you can find all the posts arrenged into labels, such as "Society", "Politics", etc. Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

FREE DONWLOADS 3




  • ·         Campaigns of his grace the Duke of Wellington; 1823



  • ·         Ashé, Thomas; History of the Azores, or Western Islands; 1813



  • ·         Blanchard, Pierre; Le Voyageur de la Jeunesse dans le Quatre Parties du Monde; 6 tomes; 1812



  • ·         Breton; L'Espagne et le Portugal, ou Moeurs, Usages et Costumes des Habitants de ces Royaumes; 6 tomes; 1815



  • ·         Broughton, S. D.; Letters from Portugal, Spain& France, written during the campaigns of 1812,1813 and 1814; 1815



  • ·         Bowdich, Thomas Edward; Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo during the Autumn of 1821; 1825



  • ·         Collins, Francis; Voyages to Portugal, Spain, Sicily, Malta, Asia Minor, Egypt,...; 1809



  • ·         Durdent, Jean René; Beautés de L'Histoire du Portugal, ou Abrégé de L'Histoire de ce Pays,depuis L'Antiquité jusqu'à nos Jours; 1821



  • ·         Eliot, William Granville; A Treatise on the Defense of Portugal ...in 1808-1809; 1811



  • ·         Graham, William; Travels Through Portugal and Spain during the Peninsula War; 1820



  • ·         Halliday, Andrew; The Present State of Portugal and of the Portuguese Army, 1812



  • ·         Keatinge, Maurice (Colonel); Travels in Europe and Africa, 1816

http://purl.pt/23396


  • ·         Milfrod, John Junior; Peninsular Sketches during a Recent Tour, 1816



  • ·         Neale, Adam; Letters from Portugal and Spain, 1809



  • ·         Southy, Robert; Letters Written during a Short Residence in Spain and Portugal, 1797



  • ·         Warren, Sir Wm (Lieut.-Gen.); Letters from the Peninsula,1808-1812; edited by his nephew; 1909



  • ·         Wollf, Jens; Sketches and Observations on a Tour through a Part of the South of Europe, 1801



  • ·         Letters from Portugal and Spain, Written during the March of the British Troops under Sir John Moore; 1809



  • ·         Letters from Barbary, France, Spain, Portugal; by an English officer; 2 vols.; 1790



  • ·         Voyage en Portugal depuis 1797 jusqu'en 179; 2 tomes; 1803



  • ·         Journal of an Officer in the King's German Legion: Comprising an Account of his Campaigns and Adventures in England, Ireland, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Sicily and Itlay; 1827

Sunday, May 15, 2016

FREE DOWNLOADS 2


In continuation of the last post, here are a few more links to free downloads of books about Portugal around the time of the French Invasions. The 1st two ones, I have added them later to the previous post, but I'll repeat them here.
There are a lot more, you just have to follow the link at the bottom of the page. Prepare yourself, it's addictive!
Enjoy!

  • ·        COMBE, William, "A History of Madeira : with a series of twenty-seven colored engravings, illustrative of the costumes, manners, and occupations of the inhabitants of the Island", 1821
http://purl.pt/23411 


  • ·         "Le Monde, Histoire de Tous Les Peuples Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a Nos Jours, Portugal, Espagne et Les Pays-Bas", Several authors, 1838


  • ·         BECKFORD, William, "Recollections of an excursion to the monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha", pub 1835


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   And, as said above, here's the link to much, much more, including writing by Junot, the 43rd Monmouthshire Light Infantry  and other military memoirs.