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The Political History of Twentieth-Century Portugal
The political history of twentieth-century Portugal has recently become the focus of intense research by historians of that country. This article attempts both to summarise the political developmentsExpand
The Political History of Nineteenth-Century Portugal
The political history of nineteenth-century Portugal was, for a long time, a neglected subject. Under Salazar's New State it was passed over in favour of earlier periods from which that nationalistExpand
The White Redoubt, the Great Powers and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1960-1980
This work examines the attempt by the governments of Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa to defy the drive for African independence in the 1960s and 70s, and the international community’s response.Expand
The Last Throw of the Dice: Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa, 1970-74
In the still limited historiography of the late Estado Novo, Portugal is usually portrayed as no longer having any definite strategy when it came to her colonial possessions by the late 1960s andExpand
Franco and the Spanish Civil War
Franco and the Spanish Civil War is a wide-ranging and insightful analysis of the origins, course, and consequences of the conflict and of Franco's role within it. It offers a broad view of the warExpand
Slander, Ideological Differences, or Academic Debate? The "Verão Quente" of 2012 and the State of Portuguese Historiography
Over the course of the summer of 2012 the Portuguese historical profession suffered a major blow to its image and reputation. Due initially to the efforts of a single colleague, the gloves came offExpand
Salazar, the Portuguese Army and Great War Commemoration, 1936–45
Abstract António de Oliveira Salazar, dictatorial premier of Portugal from 1932 to 1968, like most conservatives of his generation, had opposed Portugal's intervention in the Great War. Once inExpand
Defying the Wind of Change
The forces pushing Portugal, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa together are examined. This chapter begins with a discussion of the sometimes fraught relationships between the white-ruled states ofExpand