Diaspora of Diaspora: Adyge-Abkhaz Returnees in the Ancestral Homeland

  title={Diaspora of Diaspora: Adyge-Abkhaz Returnees in the Ancestral Homeland},
  author={Jade Cemre Erciyes},
  journal={Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies},
  pages={340 - 361}
Focusing on the diasporic characteristics shown by ancestral return migrants, this case study looks at the Abkhaz-Adyge (Circassian) returnees from Turkey to the Caucasus and how they become the “diaspora of the diaspora.” The next generations of diasporans continue to dream of return, and, with recent developments in communication technologies and cheaper transportation, many find ways to realize this dream. There are many different forms of return, but some “return-migrate” and settle in an… 
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