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Ethnic Heritage in MississippiThe Twentieth Century$
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Shana Walton and Barbara Carpenter

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617032622

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.001.0001

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The Changing Face of Hindu Identity in Jackson, Mississippi

The Changing Face of Hindu Identity in Jackson, Mississippi

(p.284) 11 The Changing Face of Hindu Identity in Jackson, Mississippi
Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi

Devparna Roy

Lola Williamson

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter examines growing presence of immigrants from India through the unifying force of religion. It considers how Hinduism is practiced by Indian Americans in Jackson, Mississippi, and how it serves as a cultural and identity touchstone.

Keywords:   Hinduism, Hindus, ethnic groups, religion, ethnic identity, immigrants, Indian Americans

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