Uma Controvérsia Luso-Britânica: o Caso do Cacau de São Tomé

Translated title of the contribution: A Luso-British controversy : The case of São Tomé's cocoa

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Abstract

A research on the work conditions in São Tomé and Príncipe was
held by the English chocolate makers in the early twentieth century.
This was followed by a ban on Portuguese cocoa which caused a scandal in the national press that aggravated the already fragile relationship
between Portugal and Great Britain. The aim of this article is to understand how the periodical O Século covered the scandal and what type of
image the Portuguese formed of the English through the various articles
published in the newspaper. This study also includes a note on image
and propaganda, an analysis of the work conditions in the Portuguese
territories and an observation of the agents that led the boycott.
Translated title of the contributionA Luso-British controversy : The case of São Tomé's cocoa
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)199-228
Number of pages30
JournalRevista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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