India moving: a history of migration

By: Tumbe, Chinmay
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gurgaon Penguin Random House India 2018Description: xv, 286 p.: col. ill. Includes references and indexISBN: 9780670089833Subject(s): Migration - India | Emigration and immigration | ImmigrantsDDC classification: FP 325.0954 Summary: From adventure to indenture, martyrs to merchants, Partition to plantation, from Kashmir to Kerala, Japan to Jamaica and beyond, the many facets of the great migrations of India and the world are mapped in India Moving, the first book of its kind. To understand how millions of people have moved-from, to and within India-the book embarks on a journey laced with evidence, argument, and wit, providing insights into topics like the slave trade and migration of workers, traveling business communities such as the Marwaris, Gujaratis and Chettiars, refugee crises and the roots of contemporary mass migration from Bihar and Kerala, covering terrain that often includes diverse items such as mangoes, dosas, and pressure cookers. India Moving shows the scale and variety of Indian migration and argues that greater mobility is a prerequisite for maintaining the country's pluralistic traditions. https://penguin.co.in/book/non-fiction/india-moving/
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From adventure to indenture, martyrs to merchants, Partition to plantation, from Kashmir to Kerala, Japan to Jamaica and beyond, the many facets of the great migrations of India and the world are mapped in India Moving, the first book of its kind. To understand how millions of people have moved-from, to and within India-the book embarks on a journey laced with evidence, argument, and wit, providing insights into topics like the slave trade and migration of workers, traveling business communities such as the Marwaris, Gujaratis and Chettiars, refugee crises and the roots of contemporary mass migration from Bihar and Kerala, covering terrain that often includes diverse items such as mangoes, dosas, and pressure cookers. India Moving shows the scale and variety of Indian migration and argues that greater mobility is a prerequisite for maintaining the country's pluralistic traditions.

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