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The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Lomarsh Roopnarine


This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean—one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define themselves and the world around them. The book explores previously marginalized Indians in the Caribbean and their distinct social dynamics and histories, including the French Caribbean and other islands with smaller South Asian populations. It pursues a comparative approach with inclusive themes that cut across the Caribbean. In 1833, the abolition of slavery in the British Empire led to the import o ... More

Keywords: Caribbean Indians, Caribbean, social dynamics, French Caribbean, indentured workers, South Asian customs, local entity, emancipation, Indo-Caribbean, Indian diaspora

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781496814388
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lomarsh Roopnarine, author
Jackson State University