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Balakian, Sophia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2008
In her book on the national cosmology of Hutu refugees in Tanzania, "Purity and Exile," Liisa Malkki argues that in the modern age of nation-states, culture and identity are conceived in fundamentally territorial terms. Thus, being "out of place" disrupts and threatens national identity which attempts to appear pure, whole and…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Ethnicity