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Return To The Source: Selected Speeches Of Amilcar Cabral

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Amilcar Cabral, who was the Secretary-General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and the Cape Verde Islands (PAIGC), was assassinated by Portuguese agents on January 20, 1973. Under his leadership the PAIGC liberated three-quarters of the countryside of Guinea in less than ten years of revolutionary struggle. Cabral distinguished himself among modern revol...more
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Published by Monthly Review Press (first published January 1st 1973)
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Heshima
The First book of Cabral's writings that I read in my senior year of High School! It changed my life, and I know that it would change yours. Just read it! The information is still relevant to this day!
Val
Amilcar Cabral was a significant, respected political thinker on colonial issues from Guinea-Bissau. This is a small selection from his speeches. They made me ask questions.
Portugal was the last European power to give up its African colonies and they took some persuading (cf armed struggle). Are Cabral's words still relevant now that the oppression of small nations is economic, not colonial? The WTO does not conform to international political protocols, it is not a nation and not subject to UN r...more
Nafee
My favorite political thinker...
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“The colonists usually say that it was they who brought us into history: today we show that this is not so. They made us leave history, our history, to follow them, right at the back, to follow the progress of their history.” 16 likes
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