This chapter looks over the role of the École des Ponts et Chaussées in the training of some of the most influential Portuguese engineers during the 19th century. Two case studies are discussed: João Evangelista de Abreu and Cândido Xavier Cordeiro
|Title of host publication||Railway Modernization: an Historical Perspective (19th-20th centuries)|
|Place of Publication||Lisboa|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2009|
|Name||PORTUGAL: ESTADO, SOCIEDADE E ECONOMIA|
Diogo, M. P. P. D. S. (2009). From the École des Ponts et Chaussées to Portuguese railways: the transfer of Technological Knowledge and Practices. In M. Pinheiro (Ed.), Railway Modernization: an Historical Perspective (19th-20th centuries) (1st ed., pp. 77-90). (PORTUGAL: ESTADO, SOCIEDADE E ECONOMIA). Lisboa: CEHCP-ISCTE-IUL.