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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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Marginalisation in Mauritius

Marginalisation in Mauritius

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(p.17) 1 Marginalisation in Mauritius
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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/9780719084300.003.0002

This chapter outlines the history of colonisation, settlement, and decolonisation in Mauritius and the Chagos Archipelago. It shows that the inhabitants of the Chagos Archipelago were already marginal within colonial Mauritius, and that their marginality was compounded by their relocation to Mauritius during the decade around independence, which was a period of social, economic, and political unrest.

Keywords:   Mauritius, Chagos Archipelago, colonisation, decolonisation

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