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Published: 25 November 2016

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190648749

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The Other One Percent

Indians in America

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

Modern South Asia

  • Comprehensive and authoritative overview of the Indian immigrant population in the United States
  • Explains the three key processes-selection, assimilation, and entrepreneurship-that led to Indians in America becoming its most-educated and highest-income group
  • Shows how these processes are rooted in global changes in technology and trade and policy changes in India and the United States
  • Explores the diversity of Indian immigrants by languages, occupations, settlements, generations, and politics

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