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Georges woke up laughing : long-distance nationalism and the search for home

Author: Nina Glick Schiller; Georges Eugene Fouron
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2001.
Series: American encounters/global interactions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of how migrants adapt to their new country while still maintaining ties to the old with an emphasis on Haitian migrants to the US.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schiller, Nina Glick.
Georges woke up laughing.
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001033752
(OCoLC)46976704
Named Person: Georges Eugene Fouron; Georges Eugene Fouron
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Glick Schiller; Georges Eugene Fouron
ISBN: 9780822383239 0822383233
OCLC Number: 191222220
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 324 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 "At First IWas Laughing" --
2 Long-Distance Nationalism Defined --
3 Delivering the Commission: The Return of the Native --
4 "Without Them, I Would Not Be Here": Transnational Kinship --
5 "The Blood Remains Haitian": Race, Nation, and Belonging in the Transmigrant Experience --
6 "She Tried to Reclaim Me": Gendered Long-Distance Nationalism --
7 The Generation of Identity: The Long-Distance Nationalism of the Second Generation --
8 "The Responsible State": Dialogues of a Transborder Citizenry --
9 The Apparent State: Sovereignty and the State of U.S.-Haitian Relations --
10 Long-Distance Nationalism as a Debate: Shared Symbols and Disparate Messages --
11 The Other Side of the Two-Way Street: Long-Distance Nationalism as a Subaltern Agenda.
Series Title: American encounters/global interactions.
Responsibility: Nina Glick Schiller & Georges Eugene Fouron.

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