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Mapping the mind: borders, migration and myth

Fraser, Robert (2005). Mapping the mind: borders, migration and myth. In: Ponzanesi, Sandra and Merolla, Daniela eds. Migrant cartographies: new cultural and literary spaces in post-colonial Europe. Oxford, UK: Lexington Books, pp. 55–66.

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An updated version of article that earlier appeared in the journal Wasafiri, this charts the relationship between post-medieval attitudes towards the Roma people and deep-seated cultural phobias concerning disease, miscegenation and the like.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7391-0755-0, 978-0-7391-0755-3
Keywords: Roma; Europe; borders; epidemics; nationalism; maps; Victor Hugo; Prosper Merimee; Carmen
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
Item ID: 7332
Depositing User: Robert Fraser
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:04
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