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Empire's Mobius strip : historical echoes in Italy's crisis of migration and detention

Author: Stephanie Malia Hom
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Connects Italy's present crisis of migration and detention to its colonial past in Libya, and shows how the control of mobility has long defined the difference between those who move by choice and those who are moved by force"--
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Hom, Stephanie Malia.
Empire's Mobius strip.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019000660
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Malia Hom
ISBN: 9781501739897 1501739891 9781501739903 1501739905
OCLC Number: 1079869776
Awards: Winner of American Association for Italian Studies Book Prizes 2020 (United States)
Description: viii, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Stephanie Malia Hom.

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Italy's current crisis of Mediterranean migration and detention has its roots in early twentieth century imperial ambitions. Empire's Mobius Strip investigates how mobile populations were perceived  Read more...

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