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Edition Notes

ContributionsHorta Josa Ramos (Preface)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9469021M
ISBN 101550285882
ISBN 109781550285888

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Originally published Boston: South End Press, under title: East Timor's unfinished struggle: inside the Timorese resistance. Description: xxv, pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates: maps, portraits ; 23 cm. In this emotional and inspiring memoir, Constancio Pinto, a leader of the resistance movement, describes Portuguese colonialism, East Timor's brief moment of independence in , the U.S.-backed invasion, life under more than 20 years of Indonesian occupation, and the formation of a courageous movement for Timorese self-determination. Until the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two East Timorese activists, few had heard of East Timor or of its struggle for independence from Indonesia. Here, Constancio Pinto, a colleague of the two Nobel Peace Prize winners, and Matthew Jardine, a long-time chronicler of the situation in East Timor, offer a first-hand account of life inside the Timorese . In this updated and much expanded edition of his celebrated book, Indonesia's Forgotten War: The Hidden History of East Timor, John Taylor tells in detail the story of what happened to this island people following President Suharto's downfall in the wake of the Asian economic crisis. how and why the East Timorese resistance managed to grow Cited by:

Under the pen name Matthew Jardine, he is the author of East Timor: Genocide in Paradise and the coauthor of East Timor’s Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance Cornell University Press June pp. Paperback. $   During the mid s, Falintil, under the leadership of Konis Santana, is reported to have had – full‐time fighters and some 1, reservists (Pinto and Jardine Constancio Pinto Jardine Mathew East Timor's unfinished struggle: Inside the Timorese resistance Boston MA South End Press [Google Scholar], ). I note that in the Cited by: Ceu’s story illustrates how important women were within the solidarity movement, working both inside and outside East Timor. Ceu and her compatriots raised money for the resistance and provided it with accurate information about external events, as well as supporting the movement’s crucial diplomatic efforts. 5. East Timor. The day after Kissinger left Djakarta in , the Armed Forces of Indonesia employed American weapons to invade and subjugate the independent former Portuguese colony of East Timor. Isaacson gives a figure of , deaths resulting from the occupation, or one-seventh of the population.

Geoffrey Gunn's East Timor and the United Nations: The case for intervention goes some way to remedying these limitations (at an accessible price). Half the book is a collection of documents, many not included by Krieger. The other half collects Gunn's recent articles on East Timor, the largest of which has already been published in an earlier. The author describes his own experiences and the bravery of his compatriots in their struggle against Indonesia's occupation. Inside the East Timor Resistance is a vivid and immediate account of the East Timorese independence struggle, written at a time when its result was still very much in doubt. Timor-Leste -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. Time Period. x7x9 Notes. First published Boston: South End Press, under title: East Timor's unfinished struggle: inside the Timorese resistance. Includes bibliographical references and index. Language. English ISBN. Dewey Number. / 6 Libraries Australia ID.   The Paperback of the East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance by Constancio Pinto, Matthew Jardine | at Barnes & Noble. FREE. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Author: Constancio Pinto.