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Introduction

Amy Sueyoshi

in Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction presents the book’s main argument that San Francisco writers, illustrators, public officials, and community leaders at the turn of the century avidly discussing new freedoms in ... More


The Mikado and the Shogun (P.V. Narasimha Rao and Arjun Singh)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Arjun Singh who was Minister of MHRD for about nine years in two spells (1991–95 and 2004–9), and left a deep imprint on Indian education ... More


Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Samia Khatun

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922603
eISBN:
9780190055943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922603.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Australian deserts remain dotted with the ruins of old mosques. Beginning with a Bengali poetry collection discovered in a nineteenth-century mosque in the town of Broken Hill, Samia Khatun weaves ... More


The Book of Sand

Samia Khatun

in Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922603
eISBN:
9780190055943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922603.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 6, examines an Arabunna story of encounter at a lonely railway siding in South Australian deserts in around 1895. The tale of what happened when two South Asian men met two Aboriginal women ... More


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