Memorias d’Africa e d’Oriente: Schoolbooks

Look through many of the schoolbooks Portugal developed for teaching in Africa.

The collection of “Schoolbooks” includes a set of books/textbooks for teaching indigenous African—the first in the history of Portuguese colonization. Most were developed by a team of educators, led by António Almeida Abrantes, the height of the School Inspector Directorate of Education in Angola, and illustrated by an Angolan artist.