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ISBN-10: 0813540550

ISBN-13: 9780813540559

ISBN-10: 0813540569

ISBN-13: 9780813540566

Multiculturalism within the usa is usually lauded as a good social excellent celebrating the variety of our country. yet, in fact, immigrants usually think harassed to create a novel formula of their identification that doesn't mirror the variety of cultures that exist of their place of origin. Hindu americans have confronted this problem over the final fifteen years, because the variety of Indians that experience immigrated to this nation has greater than doubled.

In A position on the Multicultural Table, Prema A. Kurien indicates how a variety of Hindu American organizations--religious, cultural, and political--are trying to solution the perplexing questions of identification outdoors their place of birth. Drawing at the stories of either immigrant and American-born Hindu american citizens, Kurien demonstrates how non secular rules and practices are being imported, exported, and reshaped within the approach. the results of this transnational stream is an American Hinduism--an prepared, politicized, and standardized model of that that is present in India.

This first in-depth examine Hinduism within the usa and the Hindu Indian American group is helping readers to appreciate the personal devotions, practices, and ideology of Hindu Indian americans in addition to their political mobilization and activism. It explains the diversities among immigrant and American-born Hindu american citizens, how either comprehend their faith and their identification, and it emphasizes the significance of the social and cultural context of the U.S. in influencing the improvement of an American Hinduism.

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