India in New Zealand: Local Identities, Global Relations

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India in New Zealand: Local Identities, Global Relations

ISBN: 9781877372858
Authors(s): Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

About India in New Zealand: Local Identities, Global Relations:

Indian people in ‘bi-cultural’ New Zealand have long been an invisible minority, rarely mentioned in our history books. This volume is a second contribution to remedying this historical silence, following the publication of Indian Settlers: The Story of a New Zealand South Asian Community by Jacqueline Leckie. The first section introduces the context, briefly tracing the history of Empire and migration, which saw a few hundred adventurers from Gujarat and Punjab braving the seas and settling here in the late 19th century. Now Indians constitute the second-largest Asian-Kiwi group in our population (having more than doubled in number between 1991 and 2001).

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Pages: 270
Type: Paperback
Genre: Popular Culture & Media: General Interest
Keywords: NZ books, NZ authors, nz interest book