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Governing Armenia: The Politics of Development and the Making of Global Diaspora

  title={Governing Armenia: The Politics of Development and the Making of Global Diaspora},
  author={Veronika Zablotsky},
Author(s): Zablotsky, Veronika | Advisor(s): Dent, Gina | Abstract: This dissertation reconsiders the history of Armenian displacement from the standpoint of feminist and postcolonial theory. It investigates how colonial imaginaries of the Armenian nation were produced by trans-imperial entanglements between the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, and the North Atlantic since the early modern period in order to develop a postcolonial critique of neoliberal development in post-Soviet Armenia… 
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