Ilhas do Porto

Griffiths, Rhys
September 2016
History Today;Sep2016, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p70
The article chronicles the history of Ilhas do Porto, a city in Portugal. Topics discussed include the growth of the city from its medieval centre during the Industrial Revolution, the city created as a solution to the need for cheap worker housing, the spread of health epidemics in the area and the gradual demolition of the islands in the 1940s.


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