Christopher J. Shepherd

Chris Shepherd researches the indigenous populations of Peru and East Timor and their encounter with Western science, development and, now, colonialism and ethnography.


Books by this author

Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters

Ethnography and Animism in East Timor, 1860–1975

• An alternative vision of East Timor’s final century of colonialism.
• Makes the exciting argument that Timorese animism and European ethnography were entwined.
• Valuable insight into rare Portuguese works of the colonial era.
• A fascinating and immensely enjoyable read.