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|Description:||xviii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Writing "Bradistan" : across the comains of social reality / Seán McLoughlin --
Representing British Bangladeshis in London's East End : the global city / John Eade --
Writing British Asian Manchester : vernacular cosmopolitanism on the "Curry Mile" / Virinder S. Kalra --
Discrepant representations of multi-Asian Leicester : institutional discourse and everyday life in the model multicultural city / Seán McLoughlin --
Between the city lines : towards a spatial historiography of British Asian Birmingham / Richard Gale --
South Asian histories in Britain : nation, locality and marginality / William Gould and Irna Qureshi --
Writing religion in British Asian diasporas / Seán McLoughlin and John Zavos --
Writing British Asian women : from purdah and the "problematic private sphere" to new forms of public engagement and cultural production / Emma Tomalin --
From writing to embodied vernacular cosmopolitanisms : the British Asian city and cultural production / Ananya Jahanara Kabir.
|Series Title:||Routledge contemporary South Asia series, 80.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Seán McLoughlin, William Gould, Ananya Jahanara Kabir and Emma Tomalin.|
How have British cities been transformed by the settlement of Asian immigrants and in what ways did these cities crucially shape newcomers' lives? Like a kaleidoscope refracting alternative patterns,