Research for this book was supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology under projects PTDC/IVC-HFC/3122/2014, UID/HIS/UI0286/2013, UID/HIS/UI0286/2019 and UIDB/00286/2020.

Cover illustration: Engraving of the Praça do Comércio (Trading Square), Lisbon, in the late 19th century. Courtesy of Museu de Lisboa (MC.GRA.1684).

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Simões, Ana, editor. | Diogo, Maria Paula, editor.

Title: Science, technology and medicine in the making of Lisbon (1840–1940) / edited by Ana Simões, and Maria Paula Diogo.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2022] | Series: Cultural dynamics of science, 2351–9932 ; vol. 4 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2022018521 (print) | LCCN 2022018522 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004516243 (hardback) | ISBN 9789004513440 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Science—Portugal—Lisbon—History. | Technology—Portugal—Lisbon—History. | Medicine—Portugal—Lisbon—History. | Lisbon (Portugal)—Intellectual life—19th century. | Lisbon (Portugal)--Intellectual life—20th century.

Classification: LCC Q127.P8 S35 2022 (print) | LCC Q127.P8 (ebook) | DDC 509.46942—dc23/eng/20220506 LC record available at

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ISSN 2351-9932

ISBN 978-90-04-51624-3 (hardback)

ISBN 978-90-04-51344-0 (e-book)

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