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Global Diasporas: An Introduction

Global Diasporas: An Introduction

2nd Edition

Robin Cohen
March 19, 2008

In a perceptive and arresting analysis, Robin Cohen introduces his distinctive approach to the study of the world’s diasporas. This book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British,...

The Palestinian Diaspora

The Palestinian Diaspora

1st Edition

Helena Lindholm Schulz
October 02, 2003

From the refugee camps of the Lebanon to the relative prosperity of life in the USA, the Palestinian diaspora has been dispersed across the world. In this pioneering study, Helena Lindholm Schulz examines the ways in which Palestinian identity has been formed in the diaspora through constant...

New African Diasporas

New African Diasporas

1st Edition

Khalid Koser
March 20, 2003

The extensive literature relating to the African diaspora has tended to concentrate on the descendants of those who left Africa as part of the slave trade to North America. This important new book gathers together work on more recent waves of African migration from some of the most exciting...

The Israeli Diaspora

The Israeli Diaspora

1st Edition

Steven J. Gold
September 12, 2002

In this fascinating study, based on extensive field work in the major Israeli communities of New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and Sydney, Steven J. Gold looks at their reasons for leaving - existing links abroad, political and economic dissatisfaction at home and, in the case of the Sephardim...

The Ukrainian Diaspora

The Ukrainian Diaspora

1st Edition

Vic Satzewich
August 15, 2002

In this fascinating book, Vic Satzewich traces one hundred and twenty-five years of Ukranian migration, from the economic migration at the end of the nineteenth century to the political migration during the inter-war period and throughout the 1960s and 1980s resulting from the troubled relationship...

The Hindu Diaspora: Comparative Patterns

The Hindu Diaspora: Comparative Patterns

1st Edition

Steven Vertovec
October 26, 2000

Hinduism outside the Indian subcontinent represents a contrasting and scattered community. From Britain to the Caribbean, diasporic Hindus have substantially reformed their beliefs and practices in accordance with their historical and social circumstances. In this theoretically innovative analysis...

Italy's Many Diasporas

Italy's Many Diasporas

1st Edition

Donna R. Gabaccia
January 27, 2000

Italy's residents are a migratory people. Since 1800 well over 27 million left home, but over half also returned home again. As cosmopolitans, exiles, and 'workers of the world' they transformed their homeland and many of the countries where they worked or settled abroad. But did they form a...

The Sikh Diaspora: The Search For Statehood

The Sikh Diaspora: The Search For Statehood

1st Edition

Darsham Singh Tatla
November 27, 1998

This book offers an overview of the Sikh diaspora, exploring the relationship between home and host states and between migrant and indigenous communities. The book considers the implications of history and politics of the Sikh diaspora for nationality, citizenship and sovereignity.; The text should...

Global Diasporas: An Introduction

Global Diasporas: An Introduction

1st Edition

Robin Cohen
April 18, 1997

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

New Diasporas: the Mass Exodus, Dispersal and Regrouping of Migrant Communities

New Diasporas: the Mass Exodus, Dispersal and Regrouping of Migrant Communities

1st Edition

Nick Van Hear
April 18, 1997

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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