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  • Diaspora By James Clifford Summary

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    In the article “Diasporas”, historian and anthropologist James Clifford explores the issues that can arise when trying to concretely define diaspora, a “traveling term, in changing global conditions”. Clifford explains, the concept of diaspora was used in the study of Jewish and later Greek and Armenian displaced groups. However, since the 1950s it has been commonly evoked in reference to African forced migration and is now used to describe a variety of peoples and relocation experiences. In addition

  • The Study of Hebrew Diaspora

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    classic example of diaspora, the Hebrew Diaspora is studied and questioned by many. Both the causes of and the consequences of the Hebrew Diaspora are two aspects of the event that, for most, have yet to be sufficiently answered. Having occurred many centuries ago in the past, the causes and consequences of the diaspora may seem to be of no importance, yet at second glance, one realizes that addressing these topics may be the key to accurately determining the modern effects of diaspora in general. However

  • The Hebrew Diaspora

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    persecute, exile, and threaten the existence of the Hebrew community. The Diaspora was definitely not a single event taking place over the course of one night, it was rather a series of dispersals by varying groups of people continuing up to the present time. The Diaspora resulted in the spread of the Hebrew population along with their culture and beliefs, which ultimately strengthened the Hebrew community. The Hebrew Diaspora was a forced movement of Hebrews as a direct result of racial prejudice

  • Similarities And Similarities Between Diaspora And Transnationalism

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    Diaspora and transnationalism are two facets of migration theories.The term diaspora is derived from the Greek verb diaspeirein to scatter, from dia- (=across) + speirein (= to sow) and refers to the scattering of people away from the ancestral homeland. (Meriam-Webster Dictionary) Researchers, assert that there are various kinds of diaspora as there are different causes for its’ appearance like labor migration, imperialism, social coherences through the diaspora community and relationship with the

  • Diaspor The Literature Of Diaspora, By J. Lahiri

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    ‘Diaspora’ is a word which is derived from Greek, which means ‘to disperse’. The term diaspora means the movement of people or group to a country away from their own. Historically it means the movement of the Jewish people away from their own country to live and work another countries, mainly exilement of Jews in Egypt. The literature of diaspora refers to the literature of any people who have moved away from their own country and settled elsewhere. Diaspora is also a popular term in current research

  • The Internal Cultures Of Diaspora, By Bharati Mukherjee

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    meaning for Diaspora”. The people immigrant from their native place to another place across the world spreads their culture as they go. In Bible Jews exiled from Israel by the Babylonians so the Bible refers to Diaspora. It’s a small example for Diaspora. The origin of Diaspora started at 1st century itself. The movement of the population from one place to another is also refers to the Diaspora. Africa, Asia, Europe per some of the countries having Diaspora. The first mentioned Diaspora is found in

  • What Is The Theme Of Diaspora By Longin Lahiri

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    TO INTERPRETER OF MALADIES ABSTRACT Diaspora refers to the movement of the population from its original homeland. The word Diaspora is a transliteration of a Greek word that means “to sow throughout” or “to distribute in foreign lands” or “scatter abroad.” Diasporas are deracinated population leaving ethnic and cultural origin in a motherland other than where they currently live. Their economic, social and political affiliations cross borders of nations. Diaspora studies presume the existence of displaced

  • Essay on African Diaspora

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    is the African diaspora? (Who should be considered in the African diaspora? How is this like the black Atlantic and how is it different?). Students should use the Colin Palmer piece to answer this question. In its most recognizable form, the African diaspora refers to the many cultures and societies abroad that exist throughout the world as the result of the historic movement, mostly forced, of native Africans to other parts of the globe. Most specifically, the African diaspora is the blanket

  • The Entry On Diaspora By Simon Dubnow

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    The entry on “Diaspora” is by Simon Dubnow, a scholar of Jewish history. Diaspora refers to the exile of Jews from the holy land, and their overall dispersal throughout several parts of the globe, within the America’s, varying parts of Europe, as well as other places within the world. It refers to suggested/implied deracination, legal disabilities, oppression, and an often painful adjustment to a hostland. The diaspora helped to develop institutions, social patterns, and ethnonational religious symbols

  • Themes Of Diaspora By Jhumpa Lahiri

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    cultural alienation, rootlessness and dislocation experienced by every expatriate at some stage or other. Even though she belonged to the second generation still she understood the concept of diaspora by choice and therefore replicated the “sandwich culture”, a concept in her novel. The concept of Diaspora has to be specifically understood as a single educated man who leaves his native country for economic gain also resulting brain drain. The novel portrays the