As pointed out in previous chapters, Lisbon and Oporto have been, since the 18th century, the two main Portuguese urban centres, forming a class of their own, clearly different from any other Portuguese town. This has thrust the two communities into a rivalry which has left its imprint on almost every aspect of Portuguese social life.
|Title of host publication||Urban dominance and labour-market differentiation of a European capital city|
|Subtitle of host publication||Lisbon 1890-1990|
|Editors||Pedro Telhado Pereira, Maria Eugénia Mata|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publisher||Kluwer Academic Publishers|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|