Global Indian diaspora history, culture and identity

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Statementedited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Laxmi Narayan Kadekar
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Paginationviii, 232 p.
Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL25253478M
LC Control Number2012323899

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About The Book: This book offers rich insights into the historical processes, dynamics of contemporary global forces and influences on identity issues, generational differences, and issues arising in the Indian first section addresses the issues of struggle for retention of cultural identities of Indians in the old diasporic countries.

Global Indian Diasporas: Exploring Trajectories of Migration and Theory present new historical and anthropological research on South Asian migrants world-wide. The authors share a strongly ambivalent feeling towards the mainstream issues highlighted in the ‘South Asians in diaspora' discourse, such as the emphasis on the migrants' relation to their homeland and the reproduction of Indian.

Global Indian Diasporas discusses the relationship between South Asian emigrants and their homeland, the reproduction of Indian culture abroad, and the role of the Indian state in reconnecting emigrants to India. Focusing on the limits of the diaspora concept, rather than its possibilities, this volume presents new historical and anthropological research on South Asian emigrants worldwide.

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Robin Cohen is Professorial Fellow at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. He taught for many years at Warwick and has also held appointments at the Universities of Ibadan, the West Indies and Cape Town.

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Global Indian Diaspora: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, New York: Global Organization of People of Indian Origin. Sharma, J.C., India’s foreign policy, National Security and Development- The role of Diaspora, an unpublished manuscript. Between Global City and Golden Frontier: Indian Businessmen, Unofficial Citizenship, and Shifting Forms of Belonging 91 4.

Exceeding the Economic: New Modalities of Belonging among Middle-class Dubai Indians 5. Becoming Indian in Dubai: Parochialisms and Globalisms in. In the s, even as the diaspora grew in numbers and wealth, the power of Hindu nationalist forces waned in India, which, he says, underscored the limitations of the Indian diaspora.

A concerted effort to reach out to overseas Indians is one of the key legacies of the three-term former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was cremated in Delhi with full state honours on Friday. Vajpayee laid the foundation of a structured policy in this regard by setting up a high-level committee on the Indian diaspora in September under the chairmanship of LM Singhvi.

The essays included in the volume discuss women in the Indian diaspora from multidisciplinary perspectives involving social, economic, cultural, and political aspects.

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Ina released report by the High Level Committee on Indian Diaspora estimated the total Indian Diaspora in Africa to be 2, (including 1, people of Indian origins, 89, non-resident Indians, and 3, stateless people. Indians of the diaspora were spread over 34.

The literary talents of the diaspora found expression first in adversity and flourished with the advent of prosperity.

The writers later began mixing nostalgia with criticism of evils in the Indian society in contrast with their host countries. Some of the most prominent Indian writers in English belong to the diaspora.

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Global Diasporas by Robin Cohen is an excellent introduction to the theory of diasporas, a term which has expanded considerably in recent years from its original use in the Jewish Diaspora to describe all kinds of cultural and ethnic dispersions. Cohen starts by defining common features of global diasporas: Dispersal from an original homeland, often traumatically, to two or more foreign regions.

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Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Global Organization of People of Indian Origin. ISBN: OCLC. India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in with a million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations, which said the number of migrants globally reached an estimated million.

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Overseas Indians live in different countries, speak different languages, and are engaged in different vocations; despite their differences, they share a common bond: a pride in their cultural heritage and a deep attachment to India. “This volume offers readers a rich, panoramic picture of what God is doing in and through the South Asian diaspora movement.

Skillfully, the book captures a big picture of this global people movement while not losing focus on the vivid details of varied experiences of local communities of faith. "Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism" sets out to "present not only an important overview of the state of the study on Indian transnationalism but also act as an important source of inspiration to think beyond the concept and the way it has been studied so far".

Seventeen essays, three editors, and over pages go into this effort.The best books on Diaspora recommended by Ellah Allfrey. Books are like men, you can be surprised by the ones you find cute, says the former deputy editor of Granta magazine.

She recommends the best books from the Diaspora. Buy all books. Read. 1. A Life .The Sachdev family, which has so far given away more than £8m, is among many from the global Indian diaspora for whom an emotional link to the homeland means Indian causes are a principal target.

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