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Bengali Harlem and the lost histories of South Asian America

Vivek Bald

Bengali Harlem and the lost histories of South Asian America

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Muslims,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Cultural assimilation,
  • South Asian Americans,
  • Working class,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVivek Bald
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.S69 B35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372083M
    ISBN 109780674066663
    LC Control Number2012022231

      “Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America” by Vivek Bald, an assistant professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was .


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The book looks back all the way to the s in order to challenge the idea that working-class South Asian Muslims are “recent immigrants” — that they have a long, continuous history in the United States; they have been part of the daily life of cities like New York, New Orleans and Detroit for over years.

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Vivek Bald’s Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America is a highly detailed and beautifully written account of the lives of South Asian immigrants who arrived in the United States between the s and piecing together the stories of this early immigrant group, Bald draws on census records, marriage licenses, ships’ logs, personal memoirs, newspaper clippings.

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