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By Francis Peddie

among 1973 and 1978, six thousand Chileans leftists took safe haven in valuable Canada after the Pinochet coup d’état. as soon as resettled on the northern severe of the Americas, those political exiles needed to locate methods of dealing with an abrupt and violent separation from their fatherland that had deep fabric and emotional repercussions. In younger, Well-Educated, and Adaptable, Francis Peddie files the studies of twenty-one Chileans as they navigate their newfound identification as exiles. Peddie additionally considers how the admission of individuals from the inaccurate aspect of the chilly conflict ideological divide had an impact on Canadian immigration and refugee coverage, developing a precedent for the admission of political exiles over the many years that followed.

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