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The Resource A Place at the Multicultural Table : the Development of an American Hinduism, Prema A. Kurien

A Place at the Multicultural Table : the Development of an American Hinduism, Prema A. Kurien

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A Place at the Multicultural Table : the Development of an American Hinduism
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A Place at the Multicultural Table
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the Development of an American Hinduism
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Prema A. Kurien
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eng
Summary
Multiculturalism in the United States is commonly lauded as a positive social ideal celebrating the diversity of our nation. But, in reality, immigrants often feel pressured to create a singular formulation of their identity that does not reflect the diversity of cultures that exist in their homeland. Hindu Americans have faced this challenge over the last fifteen years, as the number of Indians that have immigrated to this country has more than doubled. In A Place at the Multicultural Table, Prema A. Kurien shows how various Hindu American organizationsreligious, cultural, and politicalare
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A Place at the Multicultural Table : the Development of an American Hinduism, Prema A. Kurien
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A Place at the Multicultural Table : the Development of an American Hinduism, Prema A. Kurien
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj9tk
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-284) and index
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online resource
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Contents
The transformation of Hinduism in the United States -- Hinduism in India -- Transplanting Hinduism in the United States -- We are better Hindus here : Local associations -- The abode of God: temples -- Forging an official Hinduism in India: Hindu umbrella organizations -- Forging an official Hinduism in the United States: Hindu American umbrella organizations -- Re-visioning Indian history: Internet Hinduism -- Challenging American pluralism: Hindu Americans in the public sphere -- Being young, brown, and Hindu: student organizations -- The development of an American Hinduism
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1 online resource (318 pages)
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9781281092632
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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