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Title The last empire : thirty years of Portuguese decolonization / edited by Stewart Lloyd-Jones and Antonio Costa Pinto.
Imprint Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Intellect, 2003.

Subject Decolonization -- Portuguese-speaking countries -- Congresses.
Portugal -- History -- 1974- -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Politics and government -- 1974- -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Africa -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Asia -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Portugal -- History -- Coup d'etat, 1975 -- Congresses.
Portuguese-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Portugal -- Foreign relations -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Alt Name Lloyd-Jones, Stewart.
Pinto, Antonio Costa.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 156 pages)
Note "This book is the result of a conference on Portuguese decolonization, which took place in Edzell, Dundee on 11-14 September 2000"--Preface.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-156).
Contents The influence of overseas issues in Portugal's transition to democracy / Richard A.H. Robinson -- The transition to democracy and Portugal's decolonization / Antonio Costa Pinto -- Sao Tome and Principe : decolonization and its legacy, 1974-90 / Malyn Newitt -- Macao, Timor and Portuguese India in the context of Portugal's recent decolonization / Arnaldo Goncalves -- Portugal and the CPLP : heightened expectations, unfounded disillusions / Luis Antonio 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 / Antonio de Figueiredo.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details 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.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 1841508977 (electronic bk.)
9781841508979 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 55133798
Additional Format Print version: Last empire. Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Intellect, 2003 1841501093 (OCoLC)55112124

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