6 edition of Portugal & Africa found in the catalog.
July 29, 2004
by Ohio University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||216|
Counterinsurgency in Africa: The Portuguese Way of War, By John P. Cann Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview Race Relations in the Portuguese Colonial Empire, By C. R. Boxer Clarendon Press, A revolution deposed the monarchy, and for most of the next six decades, repressive governments ran the country. In , a left-wing military coup installed broad democratic reforms. The following year, Portugal granted independence to all of its African colonies. Portugal is a founding member of NATO and entered the EC (now the EU) in
For much of the 20th century, under the Portuguese dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar, Portugal viewed its colonies as provinces, part of the country, and the colonized people of Africa as Portuguese. Slavery in Portugal and the number of slaves expanded after the Portuguese began exploration of Sub-Saharan Africa. Slave raids in Sub-Saharan Africa began in the s and s as war campaigns, but this period was short-lived. The Portuguese quickly transitioned into a .
Portuguese is spoken in a number of African countries and is the official language in six African states: Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial are Portuguese-speaking communities in most countries of Southern Africa, a mixture of Portuguese settlers and Angolans and Mozambicans who left their countries during the civil wars. Synopsis: In his book Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa wartime journalist Al J. Venter recounts the Portuguese counterinsurgency campaign conducted in their colonial possessions of Africa from to The Portuguese encountered well funded, and amply equipped nationalist insurgencies sponsored by both the Soviet Union as well as China.
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Birmingham’s “Portugal and Africa” emphasizes heavily the regions of Angola and South Africa. Pre-colonial Africa has always been a challenge to historians. Long-time journalist on the African continent, Martin Meredith, has produced two tomes on political Africa, one claiming a history beyond simply the European record in “The Fortunes of Africa”.Cited by: 'Since the s David Birmingham has been one of the most perceptive observers of the unfolding story of Portuguese-speaking Africa It is very appropriate, therefore, that in the year in which he officially retires this collection of essays should appear to mark the climax of a distinguished career All these essays are written with an overriding preoccupation to communicate and to present complicated.
“The author of this fabulous collection of essays is a British historian who began writing about Africa and Portugal over 60 years ago. Beginning in when the Portuguese mariner Bartolomeu Dias sailed all the way to the Cape of Good Hope, Birmingham takes us through the following five centuries with his customary wit and intelligence.”.
Portugal in Africa: The Last Hundred Years by Malya Newitt (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: About this book. Introduction. The late-medieval Portuguese who arrived in Africa were colonizers in the roman style, gold merchants on an imperial scale, conquistadores in the Hispanic tradition.
Although their empire struggled to survive centuries of Dutch and English competition, it revived in the twentieth century on a tide of white. The book Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa meticulously analyzes the period.
South-African journalist Al Venter is a veteran war correspondent in Africa and the Middle East, and witnessed first hand Portugal’s fight against it’s former colonies. The book has a very good combination of factual research and the author’s own perspective /5(11). The Portuguese in Africa before --The international dimension --Resistance and pacification --The rule of the concession companies --The African population under Portuguese rule, 1 --The African population under Portuguese rule, 2 --The white community in the Portuguese colonies --Salazar, Africa and the new state --Portugal's islands.
Book Description The Portuguese in West Africa, brings together a collection of documents - all in new English translation - that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the peoples of North and West Africa in the period from to /5(11). The Portuguese in West Africa, – brings together a collection of documents - all in new English translation - that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the.
Portugal In Africa Hardcover – by James Duffy (Author), Ronald Segal (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Pieter Van Raven.
"This book opens with an account of the great explorers of the fifteenth century and looks at the imperial tradition which led Europeans to seek goldmines on both shores of Africa, to plant sugar and cotton on Africa's islands, and to carry away Africa's field-hands as slaves for the new colonies of the Americas."--BOOK JACKET.
A list of History books about the Portuguese presence in Africa in the 20th Century All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa: Lisbon's Three Wars in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea by. Al J. Venter.
avg rating — 39 ratings. score: The Portuguese-speaking African countries (Portuguese: Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa; PALOP), also known as Lusophone Africa, consist of six African countries in which the Portuguese language is an official language: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and, sinceEquatorial Guinea.
The six countries are former colonies of the. Summary: Portugal was the first European Nation to assert itself aggressively in African affairs. This is a collection of uniquely accessible historical essays, surveys this colonial encounter from its earliest roots. Excerpt Portugal in Africa is a brief history of Portuguese policies and traditions in Africa, principally in the two large colonies of Angola and Moçambique.
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- Africa, Portuguese-speaking--Bibliography Notes - Also available in digital form. The books in this collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse. Credit Line: Library of Congress. Portugal in Africa. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Duffy, James, Portugal in Africa.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Duffy. The preliminaries to Portugal’s formal colonial rule in Africa are extensively explored here (in a work first published in ) by the writer generally considered to be the doyen of foreign scholars of Portuguese expansion.
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