GORJÃO, V. (2002). Mulheres em Tempos Sombrios: Oposição Feminina ao Estado Novo. Lisboa:ICS; PIMENTEL, I.F. (2001). História das Organizações Femininas do Estado Novo. Lisboa: Temas e Debates.
These works present life histories, case-studies and interviews with women belonging to either side of the political spectrum, covering opposition to and collaboration with the regime. They offer comprehensive and profound analyses of challenges to the hegemonic academic discourse and help creating empathy than can renew and motivate an approximation to the more recent history of Portugal.
Key-words: Women, New State, opposition, hegemony, education.