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Author Bald, Vivek.

Title Bengali Harlem and the lost histories of South Asian America / Vivek Bald.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.891 B19    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  305.891 BAL    Check Shelf
Description x, 294 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-275) and index.
Contents Introduction : lost in migration -- Out of the East and into the South -- Between "Hindoo" and "Negro" -- From ships' holds to factory floors -- The travels and transformations of Amir Haider Khan -- Bengali Harlem -- The life and times of a multiracial community -- Conclusion : lost futures.
Subject South Asian Americans -- History -- 20th century.
South Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation.
Muslims -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Ḥaidar, Dādā Amīr, 1900-1989.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
South Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780674066663
0674066669
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