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Displacements: Cultural Identities in Question Angelika Bammer

Displacements: Cultural Identities in Question

Angelika Bammer

Published December 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780253311382
Hardcover
286 pages
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Cultural displacement -- physical dislocation from ones native culture or the colonizing imposition of a foreign culture -- is one of the most formative experiences of our century. These essays examine the impact of this experience on contemporaryMoreCultural displacement -- physical dislocation from ones native culture or the colonizing imposition of a foreign culture -- is one of the most formative experiences of our century. These essays examine the impact of this experience on contemporary notions of cultural identity from the perspectives of anthropology, history, philosophy, literature, and psychology.