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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Colonies -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Decolonization -- Africa, Portuguese-speaking.,
  • Portugal -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.,
  • Africa, Portuguese-speaking -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p.240-252) and index.

StatementNorrie MacQueen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,266p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22571694M
ISBN 100582259940, 0582259932

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  This is an analytical study of Portuguese decolonization, dealing with all the Portuguese territories in Africa, especially Angola and Mozambique, but also Guine-Bissau, Cabo Verde, Sao Tome and Principe. It is equally concerned with metropolitan Portugal itself, given the exceptionally intimate interdependence of developments at home and abroad/5(6). The Decolonization of Portuguese Africa Metropolitan Revolution and the Dissolution.: of Empire NORRIE MACQUEEN if Longman London and New York. Contents Preface xi List of Maps xiv List of Abbreviations xv 1. Portuguese Africa, the 'New Imperialism' and the Estado Novo 1 Portugal and the 'Scramble' 1 Consolidating the Empire 5 Africa and the. Witney Schneidman's Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Colonial Empire (Lanham, MD: University Press of American, ) focuses on U.S.-Portuguese relations during the decolonization period. Two recommended books pertain to the Kennedy and Johnson administrations’ Africa policies, with a significant focus on the Portuguese Author: Elizabeth Schmidt. The decolonization of Portuguese Africa: metropolitan revolution and the dissolution of empire. Norrie Macqueen. Longman, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Portuguese Africa the New Imperialism and. 1.

Reviews the book `The Decolonization of Portuguese Africa: Metropolitan Revolution and the Dissolution of the Empire,' by Norrie MacQueen. TY - BOOK. T1 - The Decolonization of Portuguese Africa. T2 - Metropolitan Revolution and the Dissolution of Empire. AU - MacQueen, Norrie. PY - Y1 - KW - Africa. KW - Decolonisation. KW - Africa - history. M3 - Book. BT - The Decolonization of Portuguese Africa. PB - Longman. ER -. Portuguese Decolonization in the Indian Ocean World provides a nuanced understanding of Lusophone decolonization, revealing the perspectives of people who experienced it. This book will be highly valuable for historians of the Indian Ocean world and decolonization, but also those interested in ethnography, diaspora studies and material culture. Costa Pinto instead explains how the particular socialist pathway followed by Africa at independence resulted from the interaction of events in Lisbon, in Africa, and in the international arena, although he adds little to the arguments in MacQueen’s outstanding book, The Decolonization of Portuguese Africa (). He concludes by examining.

This is an analytical study of Portuguese decolonization, dealing with all the Portuguese territories in Africa, especially Angola and Mozambique, but also Guinea . The dissolution of Portugal’s African empire took place in the mids, a decade after the dismantling of similar imperial formations across Europe. Contrary to other European metropoles, Portuguese rulers were unwilling to meet the demands for self-determination in their dependencies, and thus mobilized considerable resources for a long, drawn-out conflict in Angola, Guinea, and. The Last Empire: Thirty Years of Portuguese Decolonization. Edited by Steward Lloyd-Jones and António Costa Pinto. Intellect Books, pp. Notes, bibliography, index. $ (paper), ISBN. This workshop aims to bring forward new scholarly work on the politics of decolonization in Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau. What can the stories of decolonization tell us about both past and future? What were the international actors in place.