The Expanding Landscape: South Asians and the Diaspora

By: Carla Petievich (Ed.)

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The phenomena of migration, exile and displacement have been a concern to cultural critics and scholars of South Asia for over a decade now. The papers in this volume were first presented at a conference held in 1993 at Columbia University. It was an opportunity to examine various aspects of culture and identity among people of South Asian ethnic origins who live outside South Asia. Participants considered and analysed the geographical extent of what is often so casually refered to as the South Asian diaspora and the wide range of sub-ethnicities implied. Contents: 1. Class, Race and Success : Indian-Americans Confront the American Dream/Johanna Lessinger 2. Construction of Identity in Diaspora : Emigrants from Hyderabad, India/Karen Leonard 3. Multiple-Migrants and Multiple Diasporas : Cultural Reproduction and Transformations among British Punjabi Women/Parminder Bhachu 4. Hindu Gods in an American Landscape : The Sri Siva-Vishnu Temple in Suburban Washington, DC/Joanne Punzo Waghorne 5. Singing for the Sadguni : Tyagaraja Festivals in North America/Kathryn Hansen 6. Inter-Ethnic Relations within the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the United States/Linda S. Walbridge and Fatimah Haneef 7. The (Re-)Construction of South Asian Muslim Identity in Queens, New York/Usha Sanyal 9. Intertwining Religion and Ethnicity : South Asian Cultural Performance in the Diaspora/Carla Petievich 9. Identity, Kinship and Community : Bangladeshis in the United States/Dorothy Angell 10. The Second Generation Speaks. Printed Pages: 230

Title: The Expanding Landscape: South Asians and the Diaspora

Author Name: Carla Petievich (Ed.)

Categories: Sociology, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173042799

ISBN 13: 9788173042799

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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