The Lines of Torres Vedras: A Defence System to the north of Lisbon

Author(s) : CORRÊA MONTEIRO (COORD.) Miguel, DE SOUSA PINTO Alexandre, PEDRO VICENTE Antonio, VENTURA Antonio
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Supported by the Academia Portuguesa da Historia (The Portuguese Academy of History), this monographic treatment of Wellington's famous Lines of Torres Vedras was published by the Plataforma Intermunicipal paras as Linhas de Torres (PILT) and the Rota Historica das Linhas de Torres was published as part of the project preserve, restore, use and raise the awareness of the architectural and military heritage of the 1st and 2nd Lines of Torres Vedras.
It comprises three essays: “The Peninsular War in context”, by Antonio ventura, “Wellington's strategy and tactics for the defence of Portugal”, by Alexandre de Sousa Pinto and The Lines of Torres Vedras: Economic and Social Impacts, by Antonio Pedro Vicente.

Year of publication :
2011
Place and publisher :
[s.l.]: PILT
Number of pages :
237
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