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200 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190851712

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Words and Wounds

Narratives of Exile

Sean Akerman

Explorations in Narrative Psychology

  • Explores how narrative approaches can reveal what it's like to embody historical tensions, how identity becomes contested within displaced groups, and how personal stories become ingrained into the responsibilities of political realities
  • A fascinating study of exile, drawing on the author's fieldwork conducted with Tibetan exiles in New York City
  • Provides a timely and universal examination of exile, displacement, and life after violence

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