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By Ângela Campos

ISBN-10: 3319461931

ISBN-13: 9783319461939

This ebook explores the lived reminiscence of the Portuguese colonial battle (1961-1974) throughout the research of thirty-six oral background interviews with ex-combatants of this clash. The meanings that the fighters attributed to their struggle reports then and now are the book’s analytical focus. This venture seeks to respond to the next 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 stumble upon while engaging in interviews with veterans on a earlier that continues to be aggravating for lots of? what have been – and are – the main major facets of the struggle event and its aftermath for the veterans? how do the veterans understand their crew id and their old scenario? and what leading edge views does oral heritage provide to the historiography of the Portuguese colonial war?

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