By Nicholas Doumanis
memories, given the refugees had fled from bad 'ethnic' violence that looked as if it would mirror deep-seated and pre-existing animosities. Refugee nostalgia appeared natural delusion; possibly contrived to reduce the ache and humiliations of displacement.
Before the country argues that there's greater than a grain of fact to those nostalgic traditions. It issues to the truth that intercommunality, a method of daily residing in line with the lodging of cultural distinction, used to be a regular and stabilizing characteristic of multi-ethnic societies. Refugee reminiscence and different ethnographic resources offer plentiful representation of the ideals and practices linked to intercommunal residing, which neighborhood Muslims and Christian groups likened to a common
Drawing principally from an oral archive containing interviews with over 5000 refugees, Nicholas Doumanis examines the mentalities, cosmologies, and cost platforms as they relate to cultures of coexistence. He in addition rejects the general assumption that the empire used to be destroyed through intercommunal hatreds. Doumanis emphasizes the position of state-perpetrated political violence which aimed to create ethnically homogenous areas, and which went a way in remodeling those Anatolians into Greeks
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