DAVID HICKS

Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

An original perspective on the critical period of 1974-1975 in the history of East Timor. This book describes how the language of politics helped to shape the events that brought about the decolonization of Portuguese Timor, its brief independence as The Democratic Republic of East Timor, and its recolonization by an Asian neighbor.

History
An original perspective on the critical period of 1974-1975 in the history of East Timor.
Religion
This anthology of selections of readings is intended to introduce undergraduates and graduates in anthropology and comparative religion to contemporary and classical works on the rituals and beliefs of cultures past and present throughout the world.