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Henrique Galvao, 1895-1970 : Aspects of a Euro-African crusade

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dc.contributor.author Peres, Luis Miguel Solla de Andrade
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-05T12:17:38Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-05T12:17:38Z
dc.date.issued 2009-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3153
dc.description.abstract This study deals with various aspects of the life of Henrique Galvão (1895-1970) but principally with the seizure of the liner Santa Maria (1961) in opposition to the regime of Dr Oliveira Salazar (1889-1970). It describes the ship’s hijacking and explores its ramifications within the context of the 1961 Angolan nationalist uprising, Portuguese internal politics and Luso-American relations. A brief discussion of Portuguese history from 1910 to 1933 provides the background to Galvão’s affiliation to Salazar’s regime and his subsequent apostasy. The most salient features of Galvão’s dissidence are discussed: his report on conditions in Portuguese Africa (1947-49); involvement in opposition politics (1951-59); the hijacking of an air liner for propaganda purposes (1961) and appearance before the United Nations (1963). These events are connected to the themes of colonial administration, anti-colonialism, African nationalism, anti-Salazarist politics and the African policy of the United States (1961-63). en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (ix, 248 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject No keywords en
dc.subject.ddc 946.9042
dc.subject.lcsh Galvão, Henrique,1895-1970
dc.subject.lcsh Galvão, Henrique,1895-1970--Political and social views
dc.subject.lcsh Galvão, Henrique,1895-1970--Political activity
dc.subject.lcsh Operation Dulcinea, 1961
dc.subject.lcsh Santa Maria (Steamship)
dc.subject.lcsh Hijacking of ships
dc.subject.lcsh Salazar, António de Oliveira,1889-1970--Adversaries
dc.subject.lcsh Government, Resistance to--Portugal
dc.subject.lcsh Portugal--Colonies--Africa
dc.subject.lcsh United States--Foreign relations--Portugal
dc.title Henrique Galvao, 1895-1970 : Aspects of a Euro-African crusade en
dc.type Thesis en


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