Description - Domicile and Diaspora by Alison Blunt
"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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(232mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.