Amilcar Cabral

Amilcar Cabral (amēl´kär kəbräl), 1924–73, revolutionary leader of Guinea-Bissau. Returning from Angolan exile (1956), he founded Guinea-Bissau's nationalist movement (PAIGC). By 1959, Portuguese repression prompted Cabral to adopt guerrilla tactics. By 1973 when he was assassinated, the PAIGC controlled half of Portuguese Guinea. When Guinea-Bissau became independent (1974), Cabral's brother, Luis, became president (1974–80).

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Amilcar Cabral: Selected full-text books and articles

Amilcar Cabral: An Extraction from the Literature By Cohen, Sylvester Monthly Review, Vol. 50, No. 7, December 1998
Critical Reflection on Amilcar Cabral's Criteria for Citizenship By Alumona, Victor S Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 1, No. 5, September 2006
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Amilcar Cabral's Theory of Class Suicide and Revolutionary Socialism By Meisenhelder, Tom Monthly Review, Vol. 45, No. 6, November 1993
A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and Its Empires By Prem Poddar; Rajeev S. Patke; Lars Jensen Edinburgh University Press, 2008
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