The Ethiopian war had a huge global impact: it challenged the international order established by the Versailles Peace Conference. It also brought into question the relationship between Italy and Portugal. A war in Africa could endanger the stability of Portuguese colonies. This article wants to deepen the impact of the Ethiopian war on the Portuguese press. The final aim is to understand to what extend the Estado Novo considered more important the maintenence of the Portuguese Empire than the ideological linkage with Mussolini’s Italy.
- Estado Novo
- Ethiopian War