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India Abroad Diasporic Cultures of Postwar America and England

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ISBN-10: 0691092672

ISBN-13: 9780691092676

Edition: 2004

Authors: Sandhya Shukla

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India Abroadanalyzes the development of Indian diasporas in the United States and England from 1947, the year of Indian independence, to the present. Across different spheres of culture--festivals, entrepreneurial enclaves, fiction, autobiography, newspapers, music, and film--migrants have created India as a way to negotiate life in the multicultural United States and Britain. Sandhya Shukla considers how Indian diaspora has become a contact zone for various formations of identity and discourses of nation. She suggests that carefully reading the production of a diasporic sensibility, one that is not simply an outgrowth of the nation-state, helps us to conceive of multiple imaginaries, of…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 9/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Geographies of Indianness
Histories and Nations
Little Indias, Places for Indian Diasporas
Affiliations and Ascendancy of Diasporic Literature
India in Print, India Abroad
Generations of Indian Diaspora
Epilogue Presents and Futures