Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World

by Margret Frenz

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Using rarely-consulted archives across the world, as well as interviews with nearly 300 people of Goan origin, this book tells the fascinating story of how and why Goans went to East Africa and then on to Canada, the UK or to India. Goans helped to shape the contours of empires and the modern world......more


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Using rarely-consulted archives across the world, as well as interviews with nearly 300 people of Goan origin, this book tells the fascinating story of how and why Goans went to East Africa and then on to Canada, the UK or to India. Goans helped to shape the contours of empires and the modern world. In this study of globalization from below, Frenz illuminates how Goans established communities in East Africa, and explores their experience of migration as well astheir memories, and how these influenced their individual and collective identities.

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ISBN 9780199451753
Category Historical Fiction
Language English
Edition First
Published in 2014
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Condition Used
Pages 344
Width 5.5 inches
Height 8.5 inches
Tags Goan Writers

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