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This publication explores the lived reminiscence of the Portuguese colonial warfare (1961-1974) throughout the research of thirty-six oral background interviews with ex-combatants of this clash. The meanings that the warring parties attributed to their battle reviews 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 come upon whilst accomplishing interviews with veterans on a earlier that is still demanding for plenty of? what have been – and are – the main major points of the warfare event and its aftermath for the veterans? how do the veterans understand their staff identification and their historic scenario? and what cutting edge views does oral background provide to the historiography of the Portuguese colonial war?

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An Oral History of the Portuguese Colonial War: Conscripted Generation (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)

This publication 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 conflict studies then and now are the book’s analytical focus. This venture 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?

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