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Portugal big and small

Here’s some pretty striking 60s-era propaganda I recently came across in the archives: Translation: “Mozambique is only Mozambique because it’s Portugal.” Confused?

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Orphans of the King

For centuries, Boxer tells us, Lisbon fretted over the scarcity of European-born Portuguese in its various outposts in the East, particularly in Goa, the jewel of its Indian Ocean trading empire. Malaria and dysentery ravaged European populations there through much … Continue reading

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