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Indigenous diasporas and dislocations

Harvey, Graham and Thompson Jr, Charles D. eds. (2005). Indigenous diasporas and dislocations. Vitality of Indigenous Religions. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

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Indigenous religions are now present not only in their places of origin but globally. They are significant parts of the pluralism and diversity of the contemporary world, especially when their performance enriches and/or challenges host populations. Indigenous Diasporas and Dislocations engages with examples of communities with different experiences, expectations and evaluations of diaspora life. It contributes significantly to debates about indigenous cultures and religions, and to understandings of identity and alterity in late or post-modernity. This book promises to enrich understanding of indigenity, and of the globalized world in which indigenous people play diverse roles.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 0-7546-3906-1, 978-0-7546-3906-0
Keywords: indigenous diasporas
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 3217
Depositing User: Graham Harvey
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:24
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