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Coimbra University Press

Manuel Alberto Carvalho Prata

He is a Tenured Professor and works as a coordinator at the Higher School of Education at Guarda Polytechnic Institute. In addition, he is a researcher at the Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS-20) at the University of Coimbra and is a member of the Portuguese Educational Sciences Society. Although the History of Education is his main scientific research area, he is also interested in the areas of: History of Portugal, namely the 19th and 20th centuries within the scope of the History of Ideas and Culture. Amongst the many books he had published, the following may be highlighted: A Universidade e a sociedade portuguesa na 2ª metade do século XVIII, O Marquês do Pombal e a Universidade [“The Portuguese University and Society in the second half of the 18th century, Marquês do Pombal and the University”], edited by Ana Cristina Araújo, Coimbra, Coimbra University Press, 2000; As relações professor-aluno na Universidade de Coimbra (1880-1910): Uma viagem através da literatura memorialista estudantil [“The relationships between teachers and students at the University of Coimbra (1880-1910): A journey through memoirist student literature"], Actas do II Congresso Luso-Brasileiro de História da Educação, vol. II, S. Paulo, 2000; Liberalismo e Educação. O ideal educativo de D. António da Costa [“Liberalism and Education. The educational ideal of D. António da Costa”], Actas do 1º Congresso Luso- Brasileiro de História da Educação, vol.1, Porto, 1998; Academia e Republicanismo. O Centro Republicano Académico de Coimbra (1906-1926). Alguns tópicos para o seu estudo [“The Academy and Republicanism. The Academic Republican Centre in Coimbra (1906-1926). Some themes to be studied”], Essays in honour of Joaquim Ferreira Gomes, Coimbra, Gráfica de Coimbra, 1998; A praxe na Academis de Coimbra. Das práticas às representações [“Praxe at the Academy of Coimbra. From practice to representations”], Revista de História das Ideias, vol. 15, Universidade de Coimbra, 1993.