About Christopher Shepherd

Christopher J. Shepherd researches the indigenous populations of Peru and East Timor and their encounter with colonialism, development and ethnography.

Timor-Leste

Haunted houses and ghostly encounters: ethnography and animism in East Timor, 1860–1975

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Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters has recently been published by National University of Singapore Press as part of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) – Southeast Asia Publications Series. Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters presents the history of Western ethnography of indigenous religion––or animism––in East Timor during the final century of Portuguese rule, until […]