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Author:

 

Professor H.V. Livermore


Report:

 

24


Page:

 

147


Year:

 

1997


Subject Matter:

 

Diplomatic and General History



Excerpt:

 

The article presents a detailed examination of the circumstances surrounding the British Ultimatum of 1890, in which Britain demanded that Portugal drop claims to territory in southern Africa (now Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe) under threat of military intervention in Portuguese colonies. "Even today [the Portuguese] recall the injustice and bad faith and boil with indignation at the affront (Marquis of Lavradio, 1932)," while the matter is barely recorded in British histories.




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