Indonesian West Timor: The political-economy of emerging ethno-nationalism

@article{Nixon2004IndonesianWT,
  title={Indonesian West Timor: The political-economy of emerging ethno-nationalism},
  author={Rod Nixon},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Asia},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={163 - 185}
}
  • R. Nixon
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary Asia
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