Liisa H. Malkki’s Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmology among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, . Liisa H. Malkki’s Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmol- ogy among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,. Purity and Exile has 97 ratings and 2 reviews. was brutally quashed, Liisa Malkki shows how experiences of dispossession and violence are remembered and.

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The Danger of Assimilation and the Purity of Exile 6: Post a Comment Please log in or register to comment. Cultural and Social Anthropology. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Her field research in Tanzania exlored the ways in which political violence and exile may produce transformations of historical consciousness and national identity among displaced people. Copy a Citation Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition author date. Get to Know Us.

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Purity and Exile

You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. The first of these derives from ethnographic research among Hutu refugees who have lived in a refugee camp in rural Western Tanzania since fleeing the massacres of in Burundi. The Need to Help: Copy and paste a formatted citation or use one of the links below to export the citation to your chosen bibliographic manager.


Her research interests include: Preview — Purity and Exile by Liisa H. Malkki reveals how such things as national identity, historical consciousness, and the social imagination of “enemies” get constructed in the process of everyday life.

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The identity of the Hutu is what still remains intact whether in Rwanda or Burundi. There was a problem filtering reviews right exiile. Chau rated it really liked it May 05, She writes of past adversities and destruction that the Hutu went through. The Cultural Logics of Transnationality. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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A Pragmatics of Identity 5: The Making of the Modern Refugee. Cultural identity and pride ; Ethnic stratification ; Traditional history ; Mythology ; History ; Inter-ethnic relations ; Warfare ; Aftermath of combat ; Instigation of war ; External relations ; Inter-community relations ; Military organization ; Political parties ; Political parties ; Elections ; Social relationships and groups ; Political movements ; Chief executive ; Peacemaking ; Poverty ; Real property ; Education system ; Anv and culture contact ; Mail ; Abstract: This project resulted in Purity and Exile: Vilja rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


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The book closes with an epilogue looking at the recent violence between Hutu and Tutsi in Rwanda and Burundi, and showing how the movement of large refugee populations across national borders has shaped patterns of violence in the region. Living the Present in Historical Terms 4: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Buy the selected items together This item: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

On the one hand, trying to understand the circumstances of particular groups of refugees illuminates the complexity of the ways in which people construct, remember, and lay claim to particular places as “homelands” or “nations.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Her most recent book-length project based on fieldwork from to the present examines the changing interrelationships among humanitarian interventions, internationalism, professionalism, affect, and neutrality in the work of the Finnish Red Cross in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross. Leigh rated it really liked it Jun 05, The Civil War In Rwanda

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