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Bollywood Cinema: Temples of Desire
India is home to Bollywood - the largest film industry in the world. Movie theaters are said to be the "temples of modern India," with Bombay producing nearly 800 films per year that are viewed byExpand
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The Literature of the Indian Diaspora : Theorizing the Diasporic Imaginary
The Literature of the Indian Diaspora constitutes a major study of the literature and other cultural texts of the Indian diaspora. It is also an important contribution to diaspora theory in general.Expand
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Rama's banishment : A centenary tribute to the Fiji Indians 1879 - 1979
Rama's Banishment is a collection of essays by Fiji Indian scholars and others who have worked on aspects of Fiji Indian life. The essays cover a variety of fields - history, politics, sociology,Expand
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The Girmit ideology revisited
Adopting the concept of diaspora to the experience of people of Indian subcontinental origin dispersed in other areas, Nelson uses this paradigm to analyze Indian expatriate writing. In Reworlding,Expand
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A Conceptual Framework for Population and Environment Research
This paper is an attempt to set some basic parameters and outline the scope for population and environment research. After briefly reviewing the present state of theory, the paper outlines anExpand
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Decentering history: Some versions of Bombay cinema
My aim in this paper is to discuss a fragment of this enormous cultural artifact. The fragment in question is limited by language since the paper will be concerned only with popular Hindi cinema. IExpand
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Two truths are told: Tagore's Kabir
This article attempts to re-examine the poetry of Kabir by using Tagore's translation as its focal point.
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