Aljubarrota Battle and Its Contemporary Heritage

  • Arc Humanities Press
  • 2020
  • Elektronisk medie
  • 144
  • eng
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781641890625

This book presents an overview of thedecisive Battle of Aljubarrota (1385). Theauthors embody the conflict in the context ofIberian relations during the fourteenthcentury, and integrate the battle in themacro European conflict of the <i>HundredYears War</i>. They go on to reflect on theimplications of the Anglo-Portuguesealliance, regarded as a turning point in theestablishment of national identity. The bookconcludes with a presentation of how thebattlefield site is preserved today and how toconvey the medieval site to new generations.