Indian Mobilities in the West, 1900-1947 (Innbundet)

Gender, Performance, Embodiment

Serie: Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 207
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
ISBN/EAN: 9780230618206
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Indian Mobilities in the West, 1900-1947
How and why did Indians move within and across the West? What effects did this have on their identities? Despite the burgeoning scholarship on the postcolonial South Asian Diaspora, histories and geographies of colonial Indian mobility have received much less scrutiny. Focusing on a range of individuals who moved within and across Europe and North America, including a champion of London's female poor, a tourist and a war-time spy, this book addresses that gap by examining the production of Indian mobility within the West over the course of the first half of the twentieth century. By analyzing the lives of individual Indian men and, in particular, women it articulates new perspectives on transnational histories and geographies of mobility, gender, performance, and embodiment.

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