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Key Concepts in Energy ,  Springer – Engineering Book Series, Heilderberg- New York,  2014. at             “Waiting for the energy crisis: Europe and the United States on the eve of the first oil shock”, Historical … Continue reading

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  “Fuel“, in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste, edited by Bill Rathje and Carl A. Zimring, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2012, Vol. I,  pp. 280-284. “The iron industry energy transition”, in Energy Policy,  Special Issue: Past and Prospective Energy Transitions, Roger … Continue reading

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“A Estatística do Corpo: antropologia física e antropometria na alvorada do século XX“, Etnográfica, 7, 2 (2003):   283-303. “Opportunity and Chance. The introduction of sampling methods in Portugal“, E-Journal of Portuguese History, 1, 2, (2003). “Informação e gestão na Real … Continue reading

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Mercado e Privilégios. A indústria Portuguesa entre 1750 e 1834, (Lisboa:Editorial Estampa, 1997).                                                                                        “A sociedade civil do Estado. Instituições e grupos de interesses em Portugal 1750-1846”, Análise Social, 142, 3 (1997): 603-624.    

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