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Author Buff, Rachel, 1961-
Title Immigration and the political economy of home : West Indian Brooklyn and American Indian Minneapolis, 1945-1992 / Rachel Buff.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]
©2001

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Series American crossroads ; 5
American crossroads ; 5.
Subject 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.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages cm).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-229) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520923928 (electronic bk.)
0520923928 (electronic bk.)
0585389934 (electronic bk.)
9780585389936 (electronic bk.)
0520211634 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520211636 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520221214 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780520221215 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1597346713
9781597346719
OCLC # 49570115
Additional Format Print version: Buff, Rachel, 1961- Immigration and the political economy of home. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001 0520211634 (DLC) 00064930 (OCoLC)45008664