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South Asians Overseas

Migration and Ethnicity

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The South Asian diaspora came into being with the end of slavery in the British Empire. Huge numbers of labourers were recruited in the Indian sub-continent for indentured labour schemes, notably in Southeast Asia, South and East Africa, Mauritius, Fiji and the Caribbean, and also in French colonies. Later there were waves of 'free' immigration to these and other countries, including, in the last generation, Britain itself and North America. This set of essays by scholars from several different disciplines offers detailed accounts of the experience of the migrant communities, and the editors contribute valuable overviews. Originally published in 1990, it is an indispensable resource for scholars interested in the diaspora, or concerned with problems of migration.
Release date Australia
February 4th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Ceri Peach Edited by Colin Clarke Edited by Steven Vertovec
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
396
Dimensions
152x229x22
ISBN-13
9780521129657
Product ID
4021939

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