Practice of Hinduism Among the Indian Diaspora in South Africa

By: Sarita Maurya

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This book is an account of the Indian Diaspora who came as indentured labourers in South Africa. It also gives the background to the history of indentured labour, that is how it started and what were the conditions of the Indian labourers who came from India and how did they settled in South Africa. The Indian settlement took place in the cities like Durban, Kwazulu Natal, etc. The generations of the Indian Diaspora have a different way of life in South Africa being actively participating in the political and social life in South Africa they have a different notion to their identity that is “Indian-ness”. They consider themselves as South Africans Indians. Indian-ness only in the terms of, their cultural ties to their homeland that is India. The book also reveals about the role played by the women as the preservers of their culture and tradition and maintaining the old traditional customs and tradition in a faraway country that they immigrated in early 1860's. Printed Pages: 112.

Title: Practice of Hinduism Among the Indian Diaspora in South Africa

Author Name: Sarita Maurya

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gen Next Publication/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.:

ISBN: 9789380223100

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 111533

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