Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

Indeed, as distinct from writing about the British Asian city, one of the arguments developed in this chapter relates to the trans-local nature of British ...

Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

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Authors: Peter Preston, Paul Simpson-Housley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

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Pages: 236
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Pages: 206
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