Secondhand. Good condition. Wear to book corners and edges. Some creasing to front cover.
Australia’s involvement with East Timor began in the second world war when many Australian soldiers would have died without the aid of the East Timorese. Since then, East Timor has been left on its own to fight a bloody battle for independence for Indonesia.
An election in 1999 saw the massacre of thousands of East Timorese televised into our loungerooms. How could this be allowed to happen? What was it that the East Timorese were prepared to die for? And what was Australia’s part in it? (back cover)