Women in the Portuguese Colonial Empire: The Theatre of Shadows

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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 construction of identities, their ...

Women in the Portuguese Colonial Empire: The Theatre of Shadows 2008, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781847187185

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