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Uncle Swami : South Asians in America today

Author: Vijay Prashad
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Within hours of the attacks on the World Trade Center, misdirected assaults on Sikhs and other South Asians flared in communities across the nation, serving as harbingers of a more suspicious, less discerning, and increasingly fearful worldview that would drastically change ideas of belonging and acceptance in America. Weaving together distinct strands of recent South Asian immigration to the United States, Uncle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vijay Prashad
ISBN: 9781595587848 1595587845 9781595589408 1595589406
OCLC Number: 744288976
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 196 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Letter to Uncle Swami --
The day our probation ended --
The Indian lobby --
How the Hindus became Jews --
Compulsions of ethnicity --
The honeycomb comes apart.
Responsibility: Vijay Prashad.

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An illuminating portrait of a group of Americans made inadvertant victims of the war on terror.  Read more...

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"A passionate book that situates 'Indian America' within its own diversified history and alliances in the United States, within the complex histories of national liberation and Hindu nationalism in Read more...

 
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