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Title Women in the Portuguese colonial empire : the theatre of shadows / edited by Clara Sarmento
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 304 pages)
Contents pt. I. Female slavery -- pt. II. Literature and female voices -- pt. III. Cultural behaviour
Summary Women in the Portuguese Colonial Empire: The Theatre of Shadows compiles an extensive collection of essays on the status of women throughout the vast Portuguese colonial space, from Brazil to the Far East, crossing Europe, Africa and India, between the 16th and the 20th century. Absent or mystified, silenced or victimized, women in the History of Portugal and its colonial venture are the living example of the part historiographical discourse, ideology and popular memory have played in the con .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293) and index
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Subject Women -- Portugal -- Colonies -- Social conditions.
Portugal -- Colonies -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Sarmento, Clara.
LC no. 2009286323
ISBN 1443807141 (electronic bk.)
1847187188 (hbk.)
9781443807142 (electronic bk.)
9781847187185 (hbk.)