Atlantic Islanders Of The Azores And Madeiras.




The Christopher Publishing House.


North Quincy, Massachusetts



Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 464 + [1] pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has some minor edge wear; otherwise a very good clean copy. Loosely inset card: Gift of the Author. Illustrated by frontispiece, 45 black and white photographs in text, text figures and tables and by 5 maps in text. Map endpapers. A detailed survey of the physical, political, social and economic conditions of the Portuguese Atlantic islands of the Azores and Madeiras, followed by an analysis of the islanders' lives and values, including their culture. Francis Millet Rogers (1914-89) was a Harvard professor specialising in Portuguese and Brazilian studies. Descended from Azorean immigrants to the US, he first visited the islands, 1938-39 and subsequently served with the US Marine Corps in the Mediterranean war, after a role in strategic planning involving the Azores, Cape Verde Islands and Northeast Brazil.

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