Roots & Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest (Hardcover)

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By Amy Bhatt, Nalini Iyer, Deepa Banerjee (Foreword by)
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Immigrants from South Asia first began settling in Washington and Oregon in the nineteenth century, but because of restrictions placed on Asian immigration to the United States in the early twentieth century, the vast majority have come to the region since World War II. Roots and Reflections uses oral history to show how South Asian immigrant experiences were shaped by the region and how they differed over time and across generations. It includes the stories of immigrants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka who arrived from the end of World War II through the 1980s.

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About the Author

Amy Bhatt is assistant professor of gender and women's studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Nalini Iyer is professor of English at Seattle University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780295992440
ISBN-10: 0295992441
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication Date: January 11th, 2013
Pages: 273
Language: English