Domicile and Diaspora: Anglo-Indian Women and the Spatial Politics of Home

Domicile and Diaspora: Anglo-Indian Women and the Spatial Politics of Home

Author(s): Alison Blunt

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405100540

Online ISBN: 9780470712740

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712740

About this Book

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.
  • Investigates geographies of home and identity for Anglo-Indian women in the 50 years before and after Indian independence in 1947.
  • Draws on interviews and focus groups with over 150 Anglo-Indians, as well as archival research.
  • Makes a distinctive contribution to debates about home, identity, hybridity, migration and diaspora.

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