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Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UKForced Displacement and Onward Migration$
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Laura Jeffery

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780719084300

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.001.0001

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Forced displacement and onward migration

Forced displacement and onward migration

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(p.1) Introduction Forced displacement and onward migration
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Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK
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Laura Jeffery

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0001

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore Chagossians' recollections of forced displacement, their reformulations of the homeland, their challenging lives in exile, their experiences of onward migration, and their attempts to make home in successive locations. It then details the Chagossians' forced displacement from the Chagos Archipelago and the onward migration to the UK. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords:   Chagossians, forced displacement, homeland, exile, onward migration, Chagos Archipelago, UK

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