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Culture and Emotional Economy of Migration

1st Edition

By Badri Narayan

Routledge India

188 pages

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This book studies how the act of migration is a motivating constituent in the production of popular culture in both the homeland and the destination. It looks at the formations of cultures in the process of identity-making of approximately 200 million Indians scattered across the world, from colonial to contemporary times. The volume is an in-depth

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction 1. Who migrated and why: the bidesia story 2. Bidesia and settlement histories in Suriname (With Maurits Hassankhan) 3.Double Migration and the process of readjustment: Hindustanis from Suriname to the Netherlands (With Chitra Gajadin) 4. Bidesia folk culture in the triangle: Bhojpuri region of India, Suriname and the Netherlands (With Narinder Mohkamsingh) 5.Still they are migrating: contemporary migration from Bhojpuri region 6. Migration and cultural productions: documenting history of cultural practices 7. Migration and politics. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS017000
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
HIS041000
HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC002010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOC007000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies