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Indian diaspora in Asian and Pacific regions

Indian diaspora in Asian and Pacific regions

culture, people, interactions

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • East Indian diaspora.,
    • East Indians -- Asia -- History.,
    • East Indians -- Pacific Area -- History.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-283) and index.

      Statementedited by Lipi Ghosh, Ramkrishna Chatterjee.
      ContributionsGhosh, Lipi., Chatterjee, Ramkrishna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS432.5 .I497 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p. ;
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3337280M
      ISBN 108170338352
      LC Control Number2004327976

      The chapters that follow critically examine the literature of the Indian diaspora. A term that was first used largely in the context of the Jewish experience outside the Jewish homeland and more recently in the contexts of a variety of transnational ethnic experiences (such as African, Chinese, and Armenian), diaspora literally refers to.   The Indian Diaspora: Hindus and Sikhs in Australia Hardcover – Febru Since the late s, the Indian community in Australia has grown faster than any other immigrant community. The Indian Diaspora has made substantial contributions to the .

      1 Books and Articles on Indian Migration and Diaspora Arkin, A. K. (). The Contribution of Indians in the South African Economy, Durban: Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Durban-File Size: KB. In , the Asian and Pacific Islander category included only Japanese, Chinese, and Filipinos, but when the racial classification was revised and expanded in , Vietnamese, Asian Indians, Samoans, Guamanians, and Hawaiians were added as separate racial groups. In , the US Census identified nearly 1, unique racial and ethnic codes.

      "Recuperating Indian Masculinity: Mohandas Gandhi, War and the Indian Diaspora in South Africa ()", , South Asia History and Culture, Volume 5, Issue 4. "Physical Training, Ethical Discipline and Creative Violence: Zones of Self-Mastery in the Hindu Nationalist Movement (Gujarat, India)", , Cultural Anthropology, Volume   Over half the world's population lives in the Asia-Pacific region. In , Asia hosted 53 million out of the world's million migrants according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In the s and s, international migration from Asia grew dramatically. The main destinations were North America, Australia.


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Ganguly --Whose Nepal, whose India: of diasporas and transnational identities / Rita Manchanda --Diasporas along the Silk Road: the Indian trader communities in Central Asia / Anita Sengupta --Indian diaspora in China / Haraprasad Ray.

(shelved 3 times as indian-diaspora) avg rating —ratings — published Indian Diaspora In Asian And Pacific Regions: Culture, People, Interactions About The Book: The word ‘diaspora’ suggests the idea of dispersal and fragmentation.

That way, ‘Indian diaspora’ means Indian population outside India, particularly those who have migrated to foreign lands and in course of time abjured Indian citizenship. Although, population groups originating in different parts of the Indian subcontinent and within the international borders of the modern country of India had been migrating to Southeast Asia, East Asia, Central Asia, North Africa, and even along the European mediterranean coast, the Indian diaspora generally socio-politically or historically Nepal: 4, Central Asia.

Narimsimhan et al. () have found that there was an "Indus periphery" population living in Central Asia during the Bronze had migrated from the Indus Valley Civilisation and had settled down in BMAC settlements to trade, this is corrobated by the discovery of Indus Valley seals in Central Asia.

The modern Indian merchant diaspora in Central Asia and Arabia emerged in Malaysia: 2, Much of the African diaspora became dispersed throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia during the Atlantic and Arab slave trades.

Beginning in the 8th century, Arabs took African slaves from the central and eastern portions of the African continent (where they were known as the Zanj) and sold them into markets in the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, and the Far : 1, Indo-Canadians or Indian-Canadians, are Canadians with ancestry from term East Indian is sometimes used to avoid confusion with the First Nations.

Statistics Canada specifically uses the term Asian Indian to refer to Indian Canadians. According to Statistics Canada, Indian Canadians are one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, making up the second largest non-European group. Indian Diaspora in Africa constitutes per cent of the total Diaspora of India.

It would be interesting to note that among Indian Diaspora in Africa more than per cent are PIO’s and they constitute per cent of the global strength of PIO’s.

These communities have acted as a bridge between the two regions. However, the use of the ‘diaspora’ as a tool of Indian foreign policy is relatively a new phenomenon.

This article analyses the status of the Indian diaspora in Southeast Asia and evaluates if it can become a force to reckon with in the Indian foreign policy calculations. History. “Diaspora” is now a word in the popular domain, but its popularization presents challenges to the field of diaspora studies, namely how to regain some control over its meaning and parameters before it is totally reduced to a simple and simplistic essentialism denoting any kind of human mobility and scattering, or any kind of sentimental yearning by upper-class exiles.

Geostrategic Imperative of the Indo-Pacific Region Emerging Trends and Regional Responses Saroj Bishoyi* Indo-Pacific Region: Political and Strategic Prospects edited by Rajiv K. Bhatia and Vijay Sakhuja, New Delhi: Vij Book and Indian Council of World Affairs,pp. xvi+, INR Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific edited by Pradeep File Size: KB.

Ashok Rao, a serial entrepreneur, discusses the Indian Diaspora and its past, present, and future in this three part series. To read part one, click here. History of the Indian Diaspora Let us a take a quick look at the Historical Evolution of the Indian Diaspora, which numbers around 30 million.

It. Pacific Diaspora book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Although Pacific history, society, and culture have been the subjects of /5(12).

Presently she is the Director of the Centre for South & South East Asian Studies and Director, Women’s Study Research Centre, University of Calcutta.

She founded Indian Association for Asian & Pacific Studies. Professor Ghosh has many publications to her credit. Her first book is- Burma: Myth of French Intrigue,Naya Udyog, Kolkata, The Indian definition of the diaspora is a good one: Persons of Indian Origin going back to the fourth generation.

Now advances in communication and easy travel have made it easy for people to go back and forth from their host country to their country of origin.

>> Pioneer Asian Indian Immigration to the Pacific Coast Report on the International Conference on the Sikh Diaspora, April, University of California, Santa Barbara [Report written by Shinder S Thandi, Visiting Professor in Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA].

Indian culture, dispensed through colorful musicals of Bollywood, remains a common thread of emotional connection for the Indian diaspora spread around the globe in more than countries. This diaspora consisted of tens of thousands of Indian merchant-moneylenders living in communities dispersed across Central Asia, Afghanistan, Iran, the Caucasus and much of Russia.

The book illustrates how these diaspora merchants utilized their position as agents of heavily capitalized, caste-based Indian family firms to finance transregional Cited by:.

The essays reprinted here trace the history of Chinese emigration into the Pacific region, first as individuals, traders or exiles, moving into the 'Nanyang' (Southeast Asia), then as a mass migration across the ocean after the midth century.

The papers include discussions of what it meant to be Chinese, the position of the migrants vis-à-vis China itself, and their relations with.Exploring Gender in the Literature of the Indian Diaspora ix These negotiations are the unifying theme of the third section of this anthology, entitled “Performing Gender”.

The essays in this section speak to the ways in which gender is explored, lost, created and re-created within imaginary spaces which allow for exploration of sexualities. India has the world’s largest diaspora, according to figures from the United Nations that show the destination of Indian migrants has shifted in the past two decades away from the U.S.

toward Author: Corinne Abrams.