Portugal livre: 20 Fotografos da imprensa contam tudo sobre a revoluçao das Flores

Aggiornato il: 25 ott 2020

Title: Portugal livre: 20 Fotografos da imprensa contam tudo sobre a revoluçao das Flores

Photographer(s): AA.VV.

Writer(s): Fernando Assis Pacheco, Adelino Gomes

Designer(s): Luis Felipe da Conceicao

Publisher(s): Editorial O SECULO, Lisboa

Year: 1974

Print run:

Language(s): Portuguese

Pages: 124

Size: 20 x 27 cm

Binding: Softcover


Print: Estudio Grafico de Moraes, Lisboa

Nation(s) and year(s) of Protest: Portugal, 1974


Photo by Abel Fonseca,Alberto Peixoto, Alfredo Cunha, António Xavier, Armando Vidal, Carlos Gil, Correia dos Santos, Eduardo Baião, Eduardo Gageiro, Fernando Baião,

Francisco Ferreira, Inácio Ludgero, João Barreiro, José Antunes, José Tavares,

Lobo Pimentel Jr., Miranda Castela, Novo Ribeiro, Rui Pacheco e Teresa Montserrat

25 April 1974 was a military coup in Lisbon, called -The Carnation Revolution- which overthrew the authoritarian Estado Novo regime , Second Republic. The revolution began as a coup organised by the Armed Forces Movement (Portuguese: Movimento das Forças Armadas, MFA), composed of military officers who opposed the regime, but it was soon coupled with an unanticipated, popular civil resistance campaign, famous was when the population took to the streets to celebrate the end of the dictatorship offering carnations to the soldiers, other demonstrators followed suit, and carnations were placed in the muzzles of guns and on the soldiers' uniforms. . The revolution led to the fall of the Estado Novo, terminated the Portuguese Colonial War, and started a revolutionary process that would result in a democratic Portugal.it was one of the longest-surviving authoritarian regimes in Europe.

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