Sikhs in Europe: Migration, Identities and Representations
ISBN: 1138275174
EAN13: 9781138275171
Language: English
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback
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Sikhs in Europe: Migration, Identities and Representations

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Book Overview
Sikhs in Europe are neglected in the study of religions and migrant groups: previous studies have focused on the history, culture and religious practices of Sikhs in North America and the UK, but few have focused on Sikhs in continental Europe. This book fills this gap, presenting new data and analyses of Sikhs in eleven European countries; examining the broader European presence of Sikhs in new and old host countries. Focusing on patterns of migration, transmission of traditions, identity construction and cultural representations from the perspective of local Sikh communities, this book explores important patterns of settlement, institution building and cultural transmission among European Sikhs.