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Portugal and Africa

Author: David Birmingham
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press ; [London] : [Eurospan, distributor], 2004.
Series: Research in international studies., Africa series ;, no. 81.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portugal was the first European Nation to assert itself aggressively in African affairs. This is a collection of uniquely accessible historical essays, surveys this colonial encounter from its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Birmingham
ISBN: 089680237X 9780896802377
OCLC Number: 56653178
Notes: Originally published: Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999.
Description: viii, 203 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Portugal's impact on Africa --
2. Coloniers and the African iron age --
3. The Regimento da Mina --
4. Early African trade in Angola --
5. Traditions, migrations and cannibalism --
6. Iberian conquistadores and African resisters in the Kongo kingdom --
7. Angola and the church --
8. Joseph Miller' Way of death --
9. The coffee barons of Cazengo --
10. Britain and the ultimatum of 1890 --
11. Colonialism in Angola : Kinyama's experience --
12. Youth and war in Angola --
13. The twenty-seventh of May --
14. Angola revisited --
15. Back and white in Angolan fiction.
Series Title: Research in international studies., Africa series ;, no. 81.
Responsibility: David Birmingham.

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