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Author Kaur, Ravinder.

Title Since 1947 : partition narratives among Punjabi migrants of Delhi / Ravinder Kaur
Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Summary SÌ€ince 1947', an oft-encountered phrase in Delhi, has been used in this book for an incursion into the embedded themes of disruption in everyday life: forced migration, and then reparation; rearrangement; and renewed embodiment of the migrant's personal and social bearings. It explores how past is employed to repair ruptures in people's ordinary lives. It specifically delves into the Partition experience used by Punjabi Hindu refugees to evolve coping strategies when forced to leave their homes in 1947, and examines the emerging identification process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Forced migration -- India.
Panjabis (South Asian people) -- Relocation -- India -- Delhi.
India -- History -- Partition, 1947 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199081844 ebook