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Asian Indians in Michigan

Since 1970, a growing number of Asian Indians have called Michigan home. Representative of the "new immigration," Asian Indians come from a democratic country, are well-educated, and come from middle- and upper-class families. Unlike older immigrant groups, Asian Indians do not form urban ethnic enclaves or found their own communities to meet the challenges of living in a new society. As Arthur W. Helweg shows, Asian Indians contribute to the richness and diversity of Michigan's culture through active participation in local institutions, while maintaining a strong ethnic identity rooted in In
eBook, English, ©2002
Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, ©2002
1 online resource (95 pages) : illustrations, maps
9781609170486, 9781628960549, 1609170482, 162896054X
Sidebars; Introduction; Origins; The Old Immigration, before 1968; The Mythology of Emigration and Immigration; Population Profile: Asian Indian Americans; The New Immigration, 1968 and After ; Asians in Michigan; Profile of Asian Indians in the United States; Life in Michigan; Ties with the Homeland; Accomplishments and Contributions; Summary; Appendices; Notes; For Further Reference; Index
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010