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India in Africa, Africa in India

Indian Ocean Cosmopolitanisms
(Book - 2008 )
India in Africa, Africa in India
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Documents the vibrant cultural exchange between Africa and India

India in Africa, Africa in India traces the longstanding interaction between thesetwo regions, showing that the Indian Ocean world provides many examples of cultural flows that belieour understanding of globalization as a recent phenomenon. This region has had, and continues tohave, an internal integrity that touches the lives of its citizens in their commerce, their culturalexchanges, and their concepts of each other and of themselves in the world. These connections havedeep historical roots, and their dynamics are not attributable solely to the effects of Europeancolonialism, modernity, or contemporary globalization—although these forces have left theirmark. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume come from the fields of history, literature,dance, sociology, gender studies, and religion, making this collection unique in its recreation ofan entire world too seldom considered as such.



Indiana University Press

India in Africa, Africa in India traces the longstanding interaction between these two regions, showing that the Indian Ocean world provides many examples of cultural flows that belie our understanding of globalization as a recent phenomenon. This region has had, and continues to have, an internal integrity that touches the lives of its citizens in their commerce, their cultural exchanges, and their concepts of each other and of themselves in the world. These connections have deep historical roots, and their dynamics are not attributable solely to the effects of European colonialism, modernity, or contemporary globalization—although these forces have left their mark. The contributors to this interdisciplinary volume come from the fields of history, literature, dance, sociology, gender studies, and religion, making this collection unique in its recreation of an entire world too seldom considered as such.



Statement of Responsibility: edited by John C. Hawley
Title: India in Africa, Africa in India
Indian Ocean cosmopolitanisms
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008
Characteristics: 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction : unrecorded lives / by John C. Hawley
Slave trades and the Indian Ocean world / by Gwyn Campbell
India in Africa
The indentured experience : Indian women in Colonial Natal / by Devarakshanam Govinden
Shops and stations : rethinking power and privilege in British/Indian East Africa / by Savita Nair
Bhangra remixes / by Anjali Gera Roy
"Hindu" dance groups and Indophilie in Senegal : the imagination of the exotic other / by Gwenda Vander Steene
The idea of "India" in West African vodun art and thought / by Dana Rush
Politics and poetics of the namesake : Barlen Pyamootoo's Bénarès, Mauritius / by Thangam Ravindranathan
Africa in India
Siddi as mercenary or as African success story on the West Coast of India / by Rahul C. Oka and Chapurukha M. Kusimba
Religion and empire : belief and identity among African Indians of Karnataka, South India / by Pashington Obeng
Marriage and identity among the Sidis of Janjira and Sachin / by John McLeod
African Indians in Bollywood : Kamal Amrohi's Razia Sultan / by Jaspal Singh
List of contributors
Index
Subject Headings: Africa Relations India India Relations Africa
Additional Contributors: Hawley, John C. - 1947- - (John Charles),
LCCN: 2007047747
ISBN: 0253219752
9780253219756
0253351219
9780253351210
Research Call Number: JFE 08-5267
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