Rites of Return

Rites of Return

Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of Memory

eBook - 2011
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The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past. Rites of Return examines the widespread effects of a legacy of historical injustice and documented suffering on the politics of the present. This collection of original essays devoted to feminist diasporic studies maps bold and broad-based responses to past injury across Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East, and the United States. It examines new technologies of genetic and genealogical research, memoirs about lost family histories, the populari.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780231521796
0231521790
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Hirsch, Marianne
Miller, Nancy K. 1941-

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