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Post-Colonialism in Timor-Leste

States that have been colonised commonly reflect elements of their colonial past. Timor-Leste has the unusual distinction of having been colonised by two different powers in living memory, with each leaving significant elements of themselves imprinted upon Timorese society. The imprint of Portuguese colonialism is officially recognised and embraced, not least through official language, architectural […]