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Author Wise, Amanda.

Title Exile and return among the East Timorese / Amanda Wise.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  959.87032 WISE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 238 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary ethnography.
Contemporary ethnography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-230) and index.
Contents Introduction: "We can't hang Xanana there!": On the Politics of Representing Community 1 -- 1 East Timor: A History of the Present 18 -- 2 Leaving the Crocodile: The East Timorese Community in Sydney 41 -- 3 Nation, Transnation, Diaspora: Locating East Timorese Long Distance Nationalism 61 -- 4 Embodying Exile: Embodied Memory and the Role of Trauma, Affect, Politics, and Religion in the Formation of Identities in Exile 89 -- 5 Locating East Timoreseness in Australia: Layers of Hybridity, Anchored and Enmeshed 123 -- 6 From Exile to Diaspora? On Identity, Belonging, and the (Im) Possibility of Return Home 163 -- 7 Conclusion: Independence Day: Looking to the Future 201 -- Afterword: January 2005 206.
Subject Political refugees -- Timor-Leste.
Political refugees -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Social conditions.
Exiles -- Timor-Leste.
Exiles -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Social conditions.
Timorese -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney.
Return migration -- Timor-Leste.
Standard Number 9780812239096
ISBN 0812239091 (cloth : alk. paper)