publication . Article . 2015

Peace and War in Mozambique

Iglésias, Olga;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2015
  • Country: Portugal
UID/HIS/04209/2013 This paper studies the Islam’s impact in relation to the violence of the colonial and post‐colonial state at the centre and north of Mozambique in particularly at the Zambezia and Tete Provinces. Revisiting and cross‐checking sources available in the archives, especially the Mozambique Historical Archive, it is possible to determine Islam’s expansion by analysing the reports of the colonial administration, interviewing the social participants of this process, and understanding the complexity of the phenomenon before and after the independence, thus enabling the rethinking of the violence, reconstruction, and reconciliation within the Mozambica...
free text keywords: Africa, Indian Ocean, Mozambique, Islam, Independent movements
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FCT| UID/HIS/04209/2013
Institut of Contemporary History
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147250
  • Funding stream: 5876
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