This booklet bargains an in-depth examine the ways that know-how, trip, and globalization have altered conventional styles of immigration for South Asians who reside and paintings within the usa, and explains how their renowned cultural practices and aesthetic wants are fulfilled. they're offered because the twenty-first century’s “new cosmopolitans”: versatile sufficient to regulate to globalization’s financial, political, and cultural imperatives. they're therefore uniquely adaptable to the mainstream cultures of the USA, but in addition susceptible in a interval whilst nationalism and protection became instruments to keep up conventional energy kin in a altering world.

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