By Aisha Khan
Khan combines ethnographic examine she carried out in Trinidad over the process a decade with broad archival study to discover how Hindu and Muslim Indo-Trinidadians interpret authority, generational tensions, and the modifications of Indian tradition within the Caribbean via metaphors of combining. She demonstrates how ambivalence concerning the desirability of a callaloo nation—a multicultural society—is show up round practices and concerns, together with rituals, hard work, intermarriage, and sophistication mobility. Khan keeps that metaphors of combining are pervasive and value being attentive to: the assumptions and matters they impart are key to unraveling who Indo-Trinidadians think themselves to be and the way identities comparable to race and faith form and are formed by means of the politics of multiculturalism.
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Callaloo Nation: Metaphors of Race and Religious Identity among South Asians in Trinidad (Latin America Otherwise) by Aisha Khan