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By Ângela Campos

This ebook explores the lived reminiscence of the Portuguese colonial battle (1961-1974) during the research of thirty-six oral background interviews with ex-combatants of this clash. The meanings that the opponents attributed to their warfare reviews then and now are the book’s analytical focus. This undertaking seeks to respond 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 stumble upon whilst engaging in interviews with veterans on a prior that continues to be hectic for lots of? what have been – and are – the main major facets of the battle event and its aftermath for the veterans? how do the veterans understand their workforce identification and their historic scenario? and what cutting edge views does oral heritage provide to the historiography of the Portuguese colonial war?

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