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Return migration to the Caucasus: the Adyge-Abkhaz diaspora(s), transnationalism and life after return

  title={Return migration to the Caucasus: the Adyge-Abkhaz diaspora(s), transnationalism and life after return},
  author={Jade Cemre Erciyes},
This thesis investigates the dual transnationalism of ancestral return migrants, that is to say people “returning” to the territory where their ancestors had once migrated from. Dispersed from their homeland in the second half of the 19th century, the Adyge-Abkhaz diaspora has been involved in a variety of transnational practices in relation to their homeland in the Caucasus; and some, with considerable effort, have been settling there especially in the last two decades. The transnational… 
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