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The sun never sets : South Asian migrants in an age of U.S. power

Author: Vivek Bald
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2013.
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The Sun Never Sets collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies which has, until recently, largely centered on literary and cultural analyses of an affluent immigrant population. The contributors focus instead on the histories and political economy of South Asian migration to the U.S.-and upon the lives, work, and activism of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sun never sets.
New York : NYU Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013004767
(OCoLC)819717798
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivek Bald
ISBN: 9780814786451 0814786456
OCLC Number: 852158953
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: pt. 1. Overlapping empires --
pt. 2. From imperialism to free-market fundamentalism : changing forms of migration and work --
pt. 3. Geographies of migration, settlement, and self.
Responsibility: edited by Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery ; afterword by Vijay Prashad.
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These essays reveal how the South Asian diaspora has been shaped by the contours of U.S. imperialism  Read more...

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