Unmooring the Komagata Maru

Charting Colonial Trajectories
University of British Columbia Press
  • erschienen am 1. Oktober 2019
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  • 316 Seiten
978-0-7748-6065-9 (ISBN)
Unmooring the Komagata Maru challenges conventional historical accounts to consider the national and transnational colonial dimensions of the Komagata Maru incident.
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6 b&w photos, 1 map, 1 chart
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
978-0-7748-6065-9 (9780774860659)
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Rita Kaur Dhamoon is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Victoria. Davina Bhandar is an assistant professor of political science at the Centre for Social Sciences at Athabasca University. Renisa Mawani is a professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia. Satwinder Kaur Bains is an associate professor of social, cultural, and media studies at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford.

Contributors: Suchetana Chattopadhyay, Enakshi Dua, Ian Christopher Fletcher, Ayesha Hameed, Nadia Hasan, Rajender Kaur, Sailaja Krishnamurti, Tariq Malik, Kaori Mizukami, Radhika Mongia, Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, Alia Somani, Irina Spector-Marks, Nayani Thiyagarajah, Nishant Upadhyay
Introduction: Itinerant Subjects of Empire: Unmooring the Komagata Maru / Davina Bhandar and Rita Kaur Dhamoon

Part 1: The Politics of Anti-Colonial Resistance in the Journey of the Komagata Maru

1 Right to the Empire?: British Imperial Citizenship before the First World War / Ian Christopher Fletcher

2 The Last Stretch of the Journey: The Komagata Maru, War-Time Political Radicalism, and Migrant Workers from Punjab in Calcutta / Suchetana Chattopadhyay

3 Resistance Struggles: Facing Lies, Deception, and Racism / Satwinder Kaur Bains

Part 2: Migration Regimes in Colonial Contexts

4 The Komagata Maru as Event: Legal Transformations in Migration Regimes / Radhika Mongia

5 Borders, Boats, and Brown Bodies: Reading Tamil "Irregular Arrivals" through the History of the Komagata Maru / Nadia Hasan, Sailaja Krishnamurti, Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, Nayani Thiyagarajah, and Nishant Upadhyay

6 Temporary Arrivals: The Komagata Maru Passengers and Migrant Labour / Davina Bhandar

Part 3: Colonial Temporalities of Memory and Cultural Production

7 The Komagata Maru Incident as Described in Two Japanese Works / Kaori Mizukami

8 (Mis)Representing the Komagata Maru in Indian Print Cultures / Irina Spector-Marks

9 The Time and Sound of the Nautical Border / Ayesha Hameed

Part 4: Disrupting Colonial Formations of Nation

10 When Home and Harem Collide: The "Hindu Women's Question": A Mass Spectacle of the Canadian Nation, Family, and Modernity / Enakshi Dua

11 The Komagata Maru Recontextualized: Memory, History, and Diasporic Sikh Subnationalism in Anita Rau Badami's Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? / Rajender Kaur

12 Past Wrongs and a New National Imaginary: Remembering the Komagata Maru Incident / Alia Somani

13 The Politics of Empire: Minor History on a Global Scale / Renisa Mawani

14 Poems: Still Chanting Denied Shores / Tariq Malik

Appendix 1: Historical Figures cited in the Chapters

Appendix 2: BC Government Apology, May 23, 2008

Appendix 3: Canadian Government Apology, May 18, 2016

List of Contributors; Index

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