Situated at the very southwestern corner of Europe, Portugal is only about the size of Indiana. Yet despite its small size, it has a wealth of history and culture. Readers will visit this stunning European nation and see everything from its coastal fishing areas to busy cities and remote wilderness. Along the way, they will get a glimpse of local wildlife, experience Portuguese lifestyles, and learn about the country's politics. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Ettagale Blauer has been writing about crafts and Africa in equal measure for more than twenty years. She has travelled widely in Africa, and has lived in South Africa and Kenya. A native New Yorker, Ettagale received her B.A. from Hunter College, New York. Her numerous publications include a series of books on African nations for Grolier Publishing, as well as South Africa, Coming of Age under Apartheid. She also writes about all aspects of jewelry design - antique, modern and tribal - as well as diamonds and gold, and is the author of Contemporary American Jewelry Design and American Wristwa
Laure covers political life in Africa, and has alse made a number of expeditions across the Sahara. He has written about, and photographed in, forty countries in Africa.