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Home, uprooted : oral histories of India's partition

Author: Devika Chawla
Publisher: New York, New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First edition (Online-ausg.)View all editions and formats
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Offers an exploration of the oral histories of three generations of refugees from India's Partition. This book focuses on the emergent conceptual nexus of home, travel, and identity in the stories of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Devika Chawla
ISBN: 9780823256433 082325643X 9780823256440 0823256448
OCLC Number: 903295769
Notes: Includes index. - Description based on print version record.
Awards: Winner of NCA Ethnography Division Best Book Award 2015
Winner of Outstanding Book, International and Intercultural Communication Division (IICD) of the National Communication Association 2015
Commended for International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Book Award 2015
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (285 Seiten)) : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments 1. Beginnings-In Headnotes 2. Fieldwork-Homework 3. A Story Travels 4. Home Outside Home 5. Adrift-Reluctant Nomads 6. Hearth Crossings 7. Remnants 8. My Father, My Interlocutor Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Devika Chawla.

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Chawla's family story is woven throughout the book, and many of its most moving moments are deeply personal. -- Corine Colbert, Ohio University * -Perspectives * Home, Uprooted is a beautifully Read more...

 
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