[TimorLesteStudies] Recent Timor-Leste acquisitions at the National Library of Australia - August 2013

Anya Dettman adettman at nla.gov.au
Wed Sep 18 15:16:40 EST 2013

Please find below details of some of our recent acquisitions that may be of interest. Click on the hyperlink to go through to our catalogue to check availability. Unless noted otherwise, all titles are available for interlibrary loan. Please feel free to contact me with any enquiries on these titles or suggestions for other acquisitions.

Anya Dettman
Anya Dettman -  East Timor Librarian and Southeast Asia Specialist  | Overseas Collection Development  |  National Library of Australia | Canberra ACT 2600
T: 02 6262 1248 | E: adettman at nla.gov.au<mailto:adettman at nla.gov.au>

Da Oceania a Lisboa: viagem / Francisco Travassos Valdez. Rio de Janeiro, 1866.
Account of a journey to Lisbon via Timor, Java, Indochina and Arabia. Chapters 1-3 (pp 1-132) include descriptions of Timor and Dili in particular; information is given on the districts and their populations, travelling times from the districts to Dili, native-coloniser relations, revolts, the army, and also brief comments on public health, commerce and barlake.

O régulo timorense D. Aleixo Corte-Real / Humberto Leitão. Lisboa, 1970.
Brief  biographical account of Aleixo Corte-Real, Liurai of Ainaro. He fought on the side of Portugal during the rebellion of Boaventura and during World War II against the Japanese, who executed him in 1943.

O povo mambai : contribuição para o estudo do povo do grupo linguístico mambai, Timor / António Duarte de Almeida e Carmo. Lisbon, 1965.
Ethnological survey of the Mambai people, with chapters on their distribution and origins, individual life, family life, social life, economy, culture, and religion. Many black and white illustrations and photographs.

Virtudes de algumas plantas da ilha de Timor / Alberto de São Tomás ; estudos de Francisco Leite de Faria e do José d'Orey. Lisbon, 1969.
Beautiful facsimile of a 18th century illustrated manuscript on the flora of Timor by Friar Alberto de São Tomás. Full colour illustrations, with explanatory text and notes on the identification of the species illustrated.

O rei de Nári : histórias, lendas, tradições de Timor e episódios da vida missionária / José B. Rodrigues. Lisbon, 1962

Timor : a ocupação japonesa durante a Segunda Guerra mundial / Carlos Vieira da Rocha. Lisbon, 1994.
On East Timor during the Japanese Occupation of World War II. Library’s copy accompanied by copies of an article on Joao Teixeira Pinto and an invitation to 1992 Premio Nacional Timor awards ceremony for the author.

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