Portugal
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The Sikh community was the latest group of people of Indian origin to settle in Portugal, during the late 1990s. Other groups originating from India, such as Hindus, Muslims, and some Christians from Gujarat, as well as Christians and Hindus originating from Goa, started arriving in large numbers in the late 1970s and early 1980s (see Malheiros, 1996; Bastos & Bastos, 2001). Originating …

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Inês Lourenço, “Portugal”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 20 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031692>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712



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