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Author San Martín, Pablo, author

Title Western Sahara : the refugee nation / Pablo San Martín
Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Iberian and Latin American studies
Iberian and Latin American studies.
Contents From Cuba to Villa Cisneros : the construction of a Spanish neocolonial space in the Sahara -- From the Spanish "peace" to armed struggle : the emergence of Saharawi nationalism -- From refugees to citizens : exile and nation-building in the Saharawi refugee camps -- From soldiers to shopkeepers : nationalism, development and social change in the Saharawi refugee camps
Summary This book explores the dynamic process of construction of the new Saharawi identity, culture and society developed in the refugee camps over the three last decades of conflict and analyses the complex articulation of elements from the Hispanic, Arab and African worlds that shapes the contours of the Saharawi Refugee Nation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-215) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jumhurīyat al-Ṣaḥrāʼ al-ʻArabīyah al-Dīmuqrāṭīyah.
Political refugees -- Western Sahara -- Social conditions.
Political refugees -- Western Sahara.
Sahrawi (African people) -- Political activity.
Sahrawi (African people) -- Politics and government.
Sahrawi (African people) -- Social conditions.
Western Sahara -- Politics and government -- 1975-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0708322050
0708323812 (electronic bk.)
9780708323816 (electronic bk.)