Nation and Migration

Nation and Migration
The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora

Edited by Peter van der Veer

1995 | 256 pages | Cloth $79.95 | Paper $17.50
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Table of Contents


Introduction: The Diasporic Imagination
1. A Sikh Diaspora? Contested Identities and Constructed Realities
2. Bhakti and Postcolonial Politics: Hindu Missions to Fiji
3. Projecting Identities: Empire and Indentured Labor Migration from India to Trinidad and British Guiana, 1836-1885
4. Homeland, Motherland: Authenticity, Legitimacy, and Ideologies of Place among Muslims in Trinidad
5. Hindus in Trinidad and Britain: Ethnic Religion, Reification, and the Politics of Public Space
6. New York City's Muslim World Day Parade
7. Indian Immigrants in Queens, New York City: Patterns of Spatial Concentration and Distribution, 1965-1990
8. Gendering Diaspora: Space, Politics, and South Asian Masculinities in Britain. 197
9. New Cultural Forms and Transnational South Asian Women: Culture, Class, and Consumption among British Asian Women in the Diaspora