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Tracing the New Indian Diaspora

Tracing the New Indian Diaspora The growing importance of the Indian diaspora is felt today across the globe due to its emergence as the second largest dias poric community By examining historical socio cultural economic politica

  • Title: Tracing the New Indian Diaspora
  • Author: Om Prakash Dwivedi
  • ISBN: 9781322208442
  • Page: 345
  • Format: ebook
  • The growing importance of the Indian diaspora is felt today across the globe due to its emergence as the second largest dias poric community By examining historical, socio cultural, economic, political, and lite rary aspects of the Indian diaspora, this volume sets out to trace the latest devel opments in the field of Indian diaspora studies It brings together essays byThe growing importance of the Indian diaspora is felt today across the globe due to its emergence as the second largest dias poric community By examining historical, socio cultural, economic, political, and lite rary aspects of the Indian diaspora, this volume sets out to trace the latest devel opments in the field of Indian diaspora studies It brings together essays by Indian and foreign scholars, thus providing an authoritative platform for discussions in which identities and affiliations are con tested and constituted through the hier archies of cross cultural migration in this increasingly globalized world This volume traces the transnational network of the Indian diaspora, and will prove of interest to scholars working in the fields of the Indian diaspora, diaspora theory, and cultural studies Countries covered include Mauritius, Fiji, Singapore, Trinidad Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Malaya, South Africa, and New Zealand Creative writers dis cussed include Ramabai Espinet, Vikram Chandra, Rohinton Mistry, Chitra Banerjee Diva karuni, Nisha Ganatra, Jhumpa Lahiri, Kavery Nambisan, and Sarita Mandanna, along with the work of filmmakers Mira Nair, Yash Chopra, Kabir Khan, Shuchi Kothari, Mandrika Rupa, Karan Johar, Sugu Pillay, Mallika Krishnamurthy, and Nisha Ganatra Wideranging and scholarly Dwivedi s edited collection on routes and representations of the Indian diaspora is a vital contribution to the growing critical discourse on this subject Professor Janet Wilson, Northampton University, UK Tracing the New Indian Diaspora is a significant contribution to the understanding of the positions and representations of the Indian diaspora, forcing us to re examine our notions of location and dislocation, of home and the world, of belonging and alienation in short, of the politics of the diaspora today Professor GJV Prasad, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Om Prakash Dwivedi is Assistant Professor in English at Taiz University, Yemen His recent publications include The Other India Narratives of Terror, Communalism and Violence 2012 , Postcolonial Theory in the Global Age co ed with Martin Kich, 2013 , and a collection of short stories, The World to Come 2014.

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