Ângela Campos's An Oral History of the Portuguese Colonial War: Conscripted PDF

By Ângela Campos

ISBN-10: 3319461931

ISBN-13: 9783319461939

ISBN-10: 331946194X

ISBN-13: 9783319461946

This e-book explores the lived reminiscence of the Portuguese colonial conflict (1961-1974) during the research of thirty-six oral historical past interviews with ex-combatants of this clash. The meanings that the opponents attributed to their struggle studies then and now are the book’s analytical concentration. This undertaking seeks to reply to the next questions: how has the general public reminiscence of this colonial clash built in Portugal from 1974 to nearly 2010? what concerns does an oral historian stumble upon whilst engaging in interviews with veterans on a prior that continues to be aggravating for lots of? what have been – and are – the main major points of the conflict event and its aftermath for the veterans? how do the veterans understand their workforce identification and their old scenario? and what leading edge views does oral heritage supply to the historiography of the Portuguese colonial war?

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One considers all personal memories and narratives as the irrevocable result of belonging to a particular society, while the other treats memories and narratives as uniquely individual and unaffected by other wider narratives. Highlighting both approaches’ underconceptualization of the complexities of war memory construction and articulation, the authors argue that memory-making results from the mutually influenced cultural representations originating from individuals, civil society, and the state.

See, for example, Sivan and Winter, War and Remembrance, 6. 24.  Hynes, “Personal narratives and commemoration,” in War and Remembrance, ed. Sivan and Winter, 205–210. 25. Embracing the notion of “collective remembrance,” Winter highlights the role of social agency in remembering war through focusing on the activity of individuals and social groups as major agents of remembrance. See War and Remembrance, 6–39; 40–60. 26.  Edwards, “Their name liveth for evermore”: collective memory and the commemoration of the Great War (University of Sussex: MA dissertation, 2000), 15.

27. Ashplant, Dawson, and Roper, The Politics of War Memory, 44. 28. Dawson, Making Peace, Preface, xxii. Dawson, “Trauma, Memory, Politics. The Irish Troubles,” in Trauma, Rogers and Leydesdorff (2004), 188; Dawson, Making Peace, 62. 30. Introduction, in Trauma, Rogers and Leydesdorff (2004), 6, 11. 31. Dawson, Making Peace, 315. 32. Dawson, “Trauma, Memory, Politics…”, in Trauma (2004), 189. 33. Ashplant, Dawson, Roper, The Politics of War Memory, 23. 34. See G. Kershaw, Mau Mau from Below (Oxford: James Currey Publishers, 1997) for an oral history of the conflict; Ashplant, Dawson, Roper, The Politics of War Memory, 69.

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