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Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration


The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This is the first book to compare the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the experiences of those Chagossians who have moved to the UK since 2002. It thus provides a unique ethnographic comparative study of forced displacement and onward migration within the living memory of one community. Based on in-depth ethnographic fieldwork in Mauritius and Crawley (West Sussex), the six chapters ...

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    • Title: Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the Uk by Laura Jeffery
    • Publisher: Manchester University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780719084300, 071908430X
    • eText ISBN: 9781847797896
    • Edition: 2011
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