By Ângela Campos

ISBN-10: 3319461931

ISBN-13: 9783319461939

This booklet explores the lived reminiscence of the Portuguese colonial warfare (1961-1974) during the research of thirty-six oral background interviews with ex-combatants of this clash. The meanings that the fighters attributed to their warfare studies then and now are the book’s analytical focus. This undertaking seeks to reply to the subsequent questions: how has the general public reminiscence of this colonial clash constructed in Portugal from 1974 to nearly 2010? what matters does an oral historian come across while accomplishing interviews with veterans on a earlier that is still stressful for lots of? what have been – and are – the main major facets of the warfare adventure and its aftermath for the veterans? how do the veterans understand their team id and their ancient state of affairs? and what leading edge views does oral historical past supply to the historiography of the Portuguese colonial war?

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