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Placing Loss

Sumathi Ramaswamy

in The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240322
eISBN:
9780520931855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240322.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In following the discursive adventures of this vanished land across the globe, this chapter considers the dilemmas confronting Lemuria's place-makers as they seek to gain recognition for it on an ... More


The Shifting Contours of the German Homeland

Nadav G. Shelef

in Homelands: Shifting Borders and Territorial Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780801453489
eISBN:
9781501712364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453489.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the transformations in the area that counted as part of the homeland in post-World War II Germany. The West German setting is especially useful because it features the ... More


Understanding Homelands

Nadav G. Shelef

in Homelands: Shifting Borders and Territorial Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780801453489
eISBN:
9781501712364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453489.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the theoretical arguments that homelands matter, that their contours can change, and that evolutionary processes arising from domestic political contestation could account for ... More


Losing Homelands and Conflict

Nadav G. Shelef

in Homelands: Shifting Borders and Territorial Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780801453489
eISBN:
9781501712364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453489.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter uses the measure of the homeland status of lost lands to test the critical implication of the argument that homelands matter. It demonstrates that the rhetorical delineation of the ... More


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