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The salience of islands in the articulation of creolization and diaspora

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In this article, we consider whether there is something about the spatiality of islands which makes them particularly fertile spaces for the emergence of creolized and/or diasporic identities. Drawing on the insights of social geographers, we argue that as well as considering temporal dimensions of creolization and diaspora it could also be fruitful to consider the spatial realm within which they emerge. Following an overview of the ways in which "islandness" has been conceptualized in social...

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University of Oxford
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Author
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press Publisher's website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
6-17
Host title:
Diaspora
Publication date:
2008-03-01
EISSN:
1911-1568
ISSN:
1044-2057
Source identifiers:
432204
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UUID:
uuid:c8ef4e90-84bf-40c3-b62a-64bec4653a8c
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pubs:432204
Deposit date:
2014-10-22

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