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Asians in Britain Four Hundred Years of History

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ISBN-10: 0745313736

ISBN-13: 9780745313733

Edition: 2002

Authors: Rozina Visram

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This account of the Indian community in Britain spans three centuries, recounting their history, from the indentured servants of the 17th century to the professionals, students, conscript soldiers and refugees of the 20th century.
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 4/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Rozina Visram is an independent scholar working on multiculturalism and education. She is the author of Ayahs, Lascars and Princes (Pluto Press, 1986).

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
A Long Presence
Early Arrivals, 1600-1830s
A Community in the Making, 1830s-1914
Through Indian Eyes
Parliamentarians, Revolutionaries and Suffragettes
Indians in the First World War
Citizens or Aliens?
Lascar Activism in Britain, 1920-45
Asians in Britain, 1919-47
Radical Voices
Contributions in the Second World War
Conclusions
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index