From the École des Ponts et Chaussées to Portuguese railways: the transfer of Technological Knowledge and Practices

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Abstract

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
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationRailway Modernization: an Historical Perspective (19th-20th centuries)
EditorsMagda Pinheiro
Place of PublicationLisboa
PublisherCEHCP-ISCTE-IUL
Pages77-90
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)978-972-99333-7-0
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

Publication series

NamePORTUGAL: ESTADO, SOCIEDADE E ECONOMIA
PublisherCEHCP-ISCTE-IUL

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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.