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Dispossession and displacement in the modern Middle East

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Dispossession and forced migration in the Middle East remain even today significant elements of contemporary life in the region. Dawn Chatty's book traces the history of those who, as a reconstructed Middle East emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century, found themselves cut off from their homelands, refugees in a new world, with borders created out of the ashes of war and the fall of the Ottoman Empire. As an anthropologist, the author is particularly sensitive to individual experien...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Publication date:
2010-05-05
URN:
uuid:9181b9df-66ec-464b-8daa-1e58e590b8e1
Source identifiers:
625
Local pid:
daisy:625
ISBN:
9780521521048

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