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Immigration and the political economy of home : West Indian Brooklyn and American Indian Minneapolis, 1945-1992 / Rachel Buff.

By: Buff, Rachel, 1961-Material type: TextTextSeries: American crossroads ; 5.Publication details: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001. Description: 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520923928; 0520923928; 0585389934; 9780585389936; 0520211634; 9780520211636; 0520221214; 9780520221215; 1597346713; 9781597346719Subject(s): Powwows -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis | Indians of North America -- Urban residence -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis | Indians of North America -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Ethnic identity | Carnival -- New York (State) -- New York | West Indians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Ethnic identity | Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies | Carnival | Immigrants -- Social conditions | Indians of North America -- Ethnic identity | Indians of North America -- Urban residence | Powwows | Minnesota -- Minneapolis | New York (State) -- New York | Ethnic & Race Studies | Gender & Ethnic Studies | Social SciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Immigration and the political economy of home.DDC classification: 305.897/307765793 LOC classification: E98.P86 | B84 2001ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Im/migration, Race, and Popular Memory in Caribbean Brooklyn and American Indian Minneapolis, 1945-1992: Im/migration History -- Playing for Keeps -- Im/migration Policy, the National Romance, and the Poetics of World Domination, 1945-1965: Performing Memory, Inventing Tradition -- Performative Spaces, Urban Politics, and the Changing Meanings of Home in Brooklyn and Minneapolis -- Sounds of Brooklyn -- Gender and Generation Down the Red Road.
Summary: Rachel Buff's innovative study of festivals in two American communities launches a substantive inquiry into the nature of citizenship, race, and social power. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, Buff compares American Indian powwows in Minneapolis with the West Indian American Day Carnival in New York.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-229) and index.

Im/migration, Race, and Popular Memory in Caribbean Brooklyn and American Indian Minneapolis, 1945-1992: Im/migration History -- Playing for Keeps -- Im/migration Policy, the National Romance, and the Poetics of World Domination, 1945-1965: Performing Memory, Inventing Tradition -- Performative Spaces, Urban Politics, and the Changing Meanings of Home in Brooklyn and Minneapolis -- Sounds of Brooklyn -- Gender and Generation Down the Red Road.

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Rachel Buff's innovative study of festivals in two American communities launches a substantive inquiry into the nature of citizenship, race, and social power. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, Buff compares American Indian powwows in Minneapolis with the West Indian American Day Carnival in New York.

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