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Global diasporas : an introduction

Author: Robin Cohen
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Global diasporas (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British, Indian, Lebanese and Caribbean  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Cohen
ISBN: 9780415435505 0415435501 041543551X 9780203928943 0203928946 9780415435512
OCLC Number: 180470689
Notes: Previous edition: London: UCL, 1997.
Description: xvi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Four phases of diaspora studies --
2. Classical notions of diaspora: transcending the Jewish tradition --
3. Victim diasporas: Africans and Armenians --
4. Labour and imperial diasporas: indentured Indians and the British --
5. Trade and business diasporas: Chinese and Lebanese --
6. Diasporas and their homelands: Zionists and Sikhs --
7. Deterritorialized diasporas: the black Atlantic and the lure of Bombay --
8. Mobilizing diasporas in a global age --
9. Studying diasporas: old methods and new topics.
Series Title: Global diasporas (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Robin Cohen.
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