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Raquel Varela

RAQUEL VARELA is a labor historian at the New University of Lisbon; she wrote A Peoples' History of the Portuguese Revolution (Bertrand, Lisbon, 2014):

The "Soares Doctrine," or Who Gave Birth to Democracy in Portugal?

When Mario Soares died a year ago, he received the well deserved honors of a state funeral from his own state apparatus, his democratic-representative regime—one might say, a new version of L’État, c’est moi.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2022

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