Douglas Kammen is an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore. He is co-editor of the volume The Contours of Mass Violence in Indonesia, 1965-1968.
"Kammen's study is undeniably rich and essential reading for
those interested in understanding Timor-Leste..."
"Thus this microscopic study throws a marvellously clear light on an analytical problem we face in nearly every case of civil strife."
Asian Studies Review
"Across the board, this book provides advanced insights into how to promote grassroots traditions as counter to national narratives of local history. This book is highly recommended for scholars with an interest in ethnic and mass violence in Southeast Asia." - Pacific Affairs