Community, Empire and Migration South Asians in Diaspora by Crispin Bates
  

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Community, Empire and Migration South Asians in Diaspora by Crispin Bates

South Asians in Diaspora is a collection of essays concerning the history, politics, and anthropology of migration in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, as well as in the numerous overseas locations, such as Fiji, Africa, the Caribbean, and the US where South Asians migrated in the colonial period and after. It addresses the connections between migration, identity, and ethnic conflict from a comparative perspective, and highlights the role of share colonial experiences in producing communal solidarities and discord.

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This volume reflects...some of the promise that interdisciplinary conversations hold for the future of the field. --Verne A. Dusenbery, Pacific Affairs

About the Author

Crispin Bates is Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
333 pages

Author

Crispin Bates
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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA
www.springer.com/

Publication date

4th April 2001

ISBN

9780312235956


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