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Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South Asians in East Africa out ...more
ebook, 292 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Really interesting text. I found the writing a bit circular and as if the author was trying to write multiple papers with a lot of data. As a researcher on similar histories, this text has a wealth of data and raises interesting divergences in existing writing on the region. It will be heavily cited in my work.