By Tony Ballantyne
Constructing an expansive old archive, Ballantyne attracts on movie, sculpture, fiction, and sites, in addition to deepest papers, executive documents, journalism, and shuttle narratives. He proceeds from a critique of modern historiography at the improvement of Sikhism to an research of the way Sikh id replaced over the process the lengthy 19th century. Ballantyne is going directly to provide a examining of the contested interpretations of the lifetime of Dalip Singh, the final Maharaja of Punjab. He concludes with an exploration of bhangra, a standard kind of Punjabi dance that diasporic artists have remodeled right into a globally well known track variety. a lot of bhangra’s contemporary evolution stems from encounters of the Sikh and Afro-Caribbean groups, fairly within the uk. Ballantyne contends that such cross-cultural encounters are vital in defining Sikh identification either in Punjab and the diaspora.
Read or Download Between Colonialism and Diaspora: Sikh Cultural Formations in an Imperial World PDF
Similar emigration & immigration books
A best debate within the current conjuncture of globalization has been the possibility of ‘post kingdom’ and the obsolescence of patriotism on the horizon of transnationalism. In an ethnographically wealthy and discursively sharp intervention R. okay. Jain articulates the contribution that diaspora stories could make to this debate.
The chinese language in Silicon Valley examines the complicated and ever-growing position of chinese language American scientists and engineers in Silicon Valley. Globalization brings staff from many various nations and cultures jointly, impacting greater than simply their paintings environments. The chinese language who settle in Silicon Valley needs to learn how to prosper regardless of adjustments in cultural identification, kinfolk lifestyles, and sometimes citizenship.
Ladies Who remain in the back of examines the social, academic, and cultural assets rural Mexican girls hire to creatively live to tell the tale the stipulations created by means of the migration of family. utilizing narrative, examine, and conception, Ruth Trinidad Galván provides a hopeful photo of what's routinely considered because the abject conditions of bad and working-class humans in Mexico who're compelled emigrate to outlive.
Exposes London's reliance on migrants and explores the consequences of this for employment, politics and policy--This publication is set the folks who regularly get taken with no consideration. the folk who fresh our places of work and trains, take care of our elders and alter the sheets at the mattress. international towns at paintings attracts on testimony amassed from greater than 800 foreign-born staff hired in low-paid jobs in London in the course of the early years of the recent century.
- The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State
- Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System
- Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration (NONE)
- Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event
- Per un'integrazione possibile. Processi migratori in sei aree urbane: Processi migratori in sei aree urbane (La società) (Italian Edition)
Extra resources for Between Colonialism and Diaspora: Sikh Cultural Formations in an Imperial World
Between Colonialism and Diaspora: Sikh Cultural Formations in an Imperial World by Tony Ballantyne