De Modos de Transporte a Construtos Culturais: Reflexões sobre a Evolução Funcional das Embarcações Tradicionais do Estuário do Tejo

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The article analysis the process that results in the constitution of Tagus Estuary traditional boats as cultural construts, after its functional obsolescence. For so, it is presented an explanation about the Tagus Estuary traditional boats types, then it is developed an analysis of the economic and functional organization of this region and the role played by these boats in commercial transactions. Than the article explores the factors that are considered responsible for the boats practical utility loss and, finally, it is outlined an analysis of its cultural valorization.
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Title of host publicationXIII Coloquio Ibérico de Geografía
EditorsDominic Royé, José Antonio Aldrey Vázquez, Miguel Pazos Otón, María José Piñeira Mantiñán, Marcos Valcárcel Díaz
Place of PublicationSantiago de Compostela
ISBN (Print)978-84-940469-7-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
EventXIII Colóquio Ibérico de Geografia, Santiago de Compostela -
Duration: 1 Jan 2012 → …

Publication series

NameRespuestas de la Geografía Ibérica a la crisis actual


ConferenceXIII Colóquio Ibérico de Geografia, Santiago de Compostela
Period1/01/12 → …

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