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Global diasporas : an introduction

Author: Robin Cohen
Publisher: London : New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Global diasporas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cohen, Robin, 1944-
Global diasporas.
London : Routledge, ©2008
(DLC) 96051988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Cohen
ISBN: 0203928946 9780203928943
OCLC Number: 254159649
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition 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.
Responsibility: Robin Cohen.

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