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Response to Jewell, Evan. (Re)moving the Masses: Colonisation as Domestic Displacement in the Roman Republic. Humanities 2019, 8, 66

Department of History, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Humanities 2019, 8(4), 171; https://doi.org/10.3390/h8040171
Received: 15 October 2019 / Accepted: 16 October 2019 / Published: 24 October 2019
This response engages with Evan Jewell’s article on ‘Colonisation as Domestic Displacement in the Roman Republic’. It supports his argument about the relationship between the conduct of politics in the ancient world and the use of aquatic metaphors to target specific groups for displacement, adding that similar relationships unfolded in more recent times. His emphasis on ‘domestic displacement’ also resonates with twentieth-century projects that displaced people in large numbers in pursuit of what has come to be called ‘development’. View Full-Text
Keywords: refugees; metaphors; Roman colonisation; development-induced displacement refugees; metaphors; Roman colonisation; development-induced displacement
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Gatrell, P. Response to Jewell, Evan. (Re)moving the Masses: Colonisation as Domestic Displacement in the Roman Republic. Humanities 2019, 8, 66. Humanities 2019, 8, 171.

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