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By Laura Jeffery

ISBN-10: 071908430X

ISBN-13: 9780719084300

ISBN-10: 1784993824

ISBN-13: 9781784993825

The Chagos islanders have been forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago within the Indian Ocean among 1965 and 1973. this can be the 1st e-book to match the reports of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the reviews of these Chagossians who've moved to the united kingdom in view that 2002. It offers a special ethnographic comparative examine of compelled displacement and onward migration in the residing reminiscence of 1 community.

Based on in-depth ethnographic fieldwork in Mauritius and Crawley (West Sussex), the six chapters discover Chagossians’ hard lives in Mauritius, the mobilisation of the group, reformulations of the fatherland, the politics of tradition in exile, onward migration to Crawley, and makes an attempt to make a house in successive destinations. via an exploration of adjusting representations of the Chagos Archipelago in track lyrics, Jeffery illuminates how displaced humans romanticise their place of birth. delivering additional ethnographic insights into the politics of tradition, she indicates how Chagossians in exile have interaction with contrasting conceptions of tradition starting from expectancies of continuity and authenticity to enactments of swap, loss, and revival.

The e-book will charm quite to social scientists specialising within the fields of migration experiences, the anthropology of displacement, political and felony anthropology, African experiences, Indian Ocean reports, and the anthropology of england, in addition to to readers drawn to the Chagossian case study.

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