How to be South Asian in America : narratives of ambivalence and belonging /

Main Author: Jain, Anupama, 1972-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011.
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245 1 0 |a How to be South Asian in America :  |b narratives of ambivalence and belonging /  |c Anupama Jain. 
260 |a Philadelphia :  |b Temple University Press,  |c 2011. 
300 |a x, 279 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Reading assimilation and the American dream as transnational narratives -- They came on buses: "Guyanese Opportunities" as a contemporary Americanization program -- "Stretched over dark femaleness": three South Asian novels of Americanization -- "How to be Indian": independent films about second-generation South Asian Americans -- Ambivalent Americanization and South Asian narratives of belonging in diaspora. 
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650 0 |a South Asian Americans  |x Cultural assimilation. 
650 0 |a South Asian Americans  |x Ethnic identity. 
650 0 |a Americanization. 
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