By Aisha Khan
Khan combines ethnographic learn she carried out in Trinidad over the process a decade with vast archival learn to discover how Hindu and Muslim Indo-Trinidadians interpret authority, generational tensions, and the alterations of Indian tradition within the Caribbean via metaphors of combining. She demonstrates how ambivalence in regards to the desirability of a callaloo nation—a multicultural society—is appear round practices and concerns, together with rituals, exertions, intermarriage, and sophistication mobility. Khan keeps that metaphors of combining are pervasive and value taking note of: the assumptions and matters they impart are key to unraveling who Indo-Trinidadians think themselves to be and the way identities reminiscent of race and faith form and are formed via the politics of multiculturalism.
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