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Highland Homecomings Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora

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ISBN-10: 1844721272

ISBN-13: 9781844721276

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Basu

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The book is concerned with practices through which members of transnational/diasporic communities construct and negotiate aspects of their identities in relation to perceived ancestral homelands. Addressing a central paradox of globalization - the contrary movement towards localization - the book examines the role of place, belonging and territorial attachment in an age often characterized by placelessness, mobility and deterritorialization. More particularly, the book explores flows of people, images, objects, ideas, symbols and stories within a posited Scottish diaspora, focusing on journeys made by people who claim Scottish Highland descent living in the USA, Canada, Australia, New…    
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface: Reflections on Moral Literacy
Introduction: Political Travel Through the Holy Land
Probing the South African Lessons
Controversial Issues on Overview
A Brief History of South Africa and Apartheid
The Problematic Israel-South Africa Analogy
Visions of an Endgame
After the Violence
Collective Memory: How Democracies Deal with the Crimes of Previous Regimes
The Politics of Reconciliation and Transitional Justice
An Israeli/Palestinian Truth Commission?
Conclusions: Solutions Revisited and Lessons Drawn
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