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Immigrant ambassadors : citizenship and belonging in the Tibetan diaspora

Author: Julia Meredith Hess
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immigrant Ambassadors explores transformations in Tibetan identity as increasing numbers of Tibetans move from being stateless refugees in India and Nepal to citizens of the United States.

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hess, Julia Meredith.
Immigrant ambassadors.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008050749
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Meredith Hess
OCLC Number: 748933211
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Locating the Tibetan diaspora in a world of nation-states --
Tibet in diaspora : locating the homeland from the margins of exile --
India, New Mexico, and the specter of Tibet : on the trail of the Tibetan diaspora --
"Tibetanness" where there is no Tibet : culture in a world of nation-states --
Refugees to citizens, Tibetans, and the State --
Expanding the diaspora, transforming Tibetanness --
The Tibetan-U.S. Resettlement Project : the lottery, the "lucky 1,000" and immigrant ambassadors --
Tibetans in India : deterritorialized culture, occidental longing, and global imaginaries --
Tibetans in the United States --
A new home in diaspora : the first years of the TUSRP, 1992-1996 --
"Culture is your base camp" : Tibetans in New Mexico, youth, and cultural identity --
Statelessness and the state : the meanings of citizenship --
Conclusion : Tibetans in the new world.
Responsibility: Julia Meredith Hess.

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"This book provides new ways to consider the idea of loyalty to a state or nation and new insights into the experiences of the Tibetan Diaspora in the West. With an impressive array of interviews, Read more...

 
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