Ferreira, Ana Paula. Women Writing Portuguese Colonialism in Africa. Liverpool UP, 2020.

  • Rebecca Jones-Kellogg United States Military Academy at West Point
Keywords: Portuguese Empire, Postcolonialism, Africa, Women


Women Writing Portuguese Colonialism in Africa is a vanguard study that “traces the response of women writers, journalists, and activists to the colonization, the anti-colonial opposition, and the decolonization of African territories ruled by Portugal in the period ensuing from the Berlin Conference 1884–1885” (4).