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Branching from the trunk : East Timorese perceptions of nationalism in transition

Babo-Soares, Dionisio


This thesis explores contestations over East Timorese 'perceptions' of their political history. Central to this discussion is the East Timorese interpretation of nacionalismo. East Timorese use nacionalismo interchangeably to mean nationalism, national unity, solidarity and togetherness. It describes a sentiment that has existed since the 'time of long ago' and which remained crucial up until the country achieved independence. Since 1999 a post independence 'identity crisis' has led many...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-15
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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