Domicile and Diaspora
Anglo-Indian Women and the Spatial Politics of Home
By (author) Alison Blunt
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Domicile and Diaspora by Alison Blunt
Book Description"Domicile and Diaspora" investigates geographies of home and identity for Anglo-Indian women in the 50 years before and after Indian independence in 1947. The first book to study the Anglo-Indian community past and present, in India, Britain and Australia. The first book by a geographer to focus on a community of mixed descent. It draws on interviews and focus groups with over 150 Anglo-Indians, as well as archival research. It makes a distinctive contribution to debates about home, identity, hybridity, migration and diaspora.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405100557
(232mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alison Blunt
Home, Paperback (January 2006)
Home is a significant geographical and social concept. This book locates 'home' within wider traditions of thought. It analyzes different sources and methods in both historical and contemporary contexts; ranging from homes on the American frontier and imperial domesticity in British India, to Australian suburbs and South Asian diasporic homes.
Domicile and Diaspora, Hardback (June 2005)
Domicile and Diaspora investigates geographies of home and identity for Anglo-Indian women in the 50 years before and after Indian independence in 1947. * The first book to study the Anglo-Indian community past and present, in India, Britain and Australia. * The first book by a geographer to focus on a community of mixed descent.
Cultural Geography in Practice, Paperback (October 2003)View all books by Alison Blunt
Written by an international team of prominent cultural geographers, this book is a fully-illustrated guide to methodological approaches in cultural geography. Boxed definitions of key concepts and descriptions of research projects by students who devised and undertook them are included.
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Author Biography - Alison Blunt
Alison Blunt is Reader in Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. She is the author of Travel, Gender and Imperialism (1994), the co-author of Dissident Geographies (2000), and the co-editor of Writing Women and Space (1994), Postcolonial Geographies (2002) and Cultural Geography in Practice (2003). She was awarded the Gill Memorial Award by the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers in 2002 and a Philip Leverhulme Prize in 2003.
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