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Conclusion to Part I Making Tarim a Place of Return

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses key findings of the first section of this volume about the relevance of sites of burial in Hadrami diaspora. It comments on a narrative of a one-way flow of value arriving with ... More


Geography, a Pathway through History

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the social geography port town of Aden, the point in space and time at which the Hadrami diaspora ventured out into the Indian Ocean. It looks at how a certain kind of place is ... More


Ecumenical Islam in an Oceanic World

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the travel experiences of the people of Tarim relevant to the Hadrami diaspora. It contends that the history of Hadrami migrations across the Indian Ocean is something of a ... More


Hybrid Texts: Genealogy as Light and as Law

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines two Hadrami travel texts written in Gujarat and Mecca. These writings, viewed together with other Hadrami texts, form a canon which evolved with the movement of the Hadrami ... More


Repatriation

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the difficulties of return to Tarim from the perspective of individual relevant to the Hadrami diaspora, focusing on the experience of the muwallads or Creoles who were born ... More


The View from the Verandah

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the British colonization of the Hadrami homeland. The British Empire colonized the Hadrami homeland in 1937 by establishing indirect rule with the installation of a Resident ... More


Evictions

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the concerns of the Hadrami homeland, now sequestered within national and local containers, continue to be disputed in terms that little acknowledge the parochial status to ... More


Concluding Remarks Names beyond Nations

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on genealogy and mobility across the Indian Ocean related to the Hadrami diaspora. It explains that Hadrami sayyid names did not stay within small ... More


The Model Immigrant: Second Generation Hadramis in Kuwait and the Legacy of a ‘Good Reputation’

Abdullah Alajmi

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early 1950s, Kuwait underwent rapid urbanization during which first-generation Hadramis were swiftly absorbed into Kuwaiti urban houses assuming domestic service roles. It is argued that the ... More


Introduction

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter lays out the groundwork for this volume's primary argument regarding the role that states and empires play in structuring the Yemeni diasporic community. Diasporic groups, ... More


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