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Title The last empire : thirty years of Portuguese decolonization / edited by Stewart Lloyd-Jones and António Costa Pinto
Published Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Intellect, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 156 pages)
Contents The influence of overseas issues in Portugal's transition to democracy / Richard A.H. Robinson -- The transition to democracy and Portugal's decolonization / António Costa Pinto -- São Tomé and Príncipe : decolonization and its legacy, 1974-90 / Malyn Newitt -- Macao, Timor and Portuguese India in the context of Portugal's recent decolonization / Arnaldo Gonçalves -- Portugal and the CPLP : heightened expectations, unfounded disillusions / Luís António Santos -- What good is Portugal to an African? / Michel Cahen -- Portugal's lusophone African immigrants : colonial legacy in a contemporary labour market / Martin Eaton -- Portugal, Africa and the future / Doulglas L. Wheeler -- The empire is dead, long live the EU / António de Figueiredo
Summary This book is the result of a conference organised by the Contemporary Portuguese Political History Research Centre (CPHRC) and the University of Dundee that took place during September 2000. The purpose of this conference, and the resulting book, was to bring together various experts in the field to analyse and debate the process of Portuguese decolonisation, which was then 25 years old, and the effects of this on the Portuguese themselves. For over one century, the Portuguese state had defined its foreign policy on the basis of its vast empire & endash; this was the root of its 'Atlanticist' v
Notes "This book is the result of a conference on Portuguese decolonization, which took place in Edzell, Dundee on 11-14 September 2000"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-156)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Decolonization -- Portuguese-speaking countries -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Africa -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Asia -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Foreign relations -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Portugal -- History -- 1974- -- Congresses.
Portugal -- History -- Coup d'état, 1975 -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Politics and government -- 1974- -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Portuguese-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lloyd-Jones, Stewart.
Pinto, António Costa.
ISBN 1280476907
1841508977 (electronic bk.)
9781841508979 (electronic bk.)