This article contributes to the debate regarding how historians and social scientists understand the relations between ideology and science, often considered as domains of adversary kingdoms. Thus, this article has a critical position in regards to the studies made by Amílcar Cabral, as well as the studies that have been made about him which shaped his agronomic activity. The article also submits the Cabralian concept of “people” as a genealogical analysis and suggests that its presence in Cabral's discourse is a result of the intersection between the anticolonial nationalist thought in the old Portuguese Empire and the agrarian studies in the metropolitan Portugal.
- Agrarian studies
- Amílcar Cabral