The Diasporic Imaginary

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The Diasporic Imaginary
ABSTRACT
This document discusses the concept of Diasporas. Diasporas are the mass migration or movement of a people or culture to another geographical locale. This document examines how these migratory people come to identify themselves and how they interact with their adoptive lands. Yet, it also discusses the diasporic imaginary in which these transplanted cultures tend to associate with the concept of what it means to be part of their original homeland but in a way that diverges from the original as well.
The concept of nation is an important one when considering how Diasporas affect the identity of a particular culture or people. This is the idea of the diasporic imaginary in which a culture or people come to...
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