Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement : the Origins of America's Debate on East Timor (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement : the Origins of America's Debate on East Timor

Author: Shane Gunderson
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the campaigns by people in the United States on behalf of those seeking peace for East Timor. Through interviews with activists and intellectuals involved in the movement from 1975 to 1999 and qualitative data analysis on information obtained from these interviews, it explores "momentum" and "turning points" as perceptions in the minds of individual movement actors"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Gunderson
ISBN: 9781498502344 1498502342
OCLC Number: 898029370
Awards: Winner of Stanford Lyman Distinguished Book Award 2015
Description: xix, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The rationality of social movement momentum --
Broken promises of non-interference in East Timor --
The East Timor debate comes to Cornell --
U.S. campaigns of the East Timor independence movement --
Turning points, 1980-1992 --
The campaign of 1993-1994 : targeting Catholics --
Intra-east Timorese dialogue campaign, 1995-1996 : moments of truth --
Turning points, 1996-1998 --
Turning points, 1999.
Responsibility: Shane Gunderson.

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