Asian Indians in Michigan by Arthur W. Helweg
(Discovering the Peoples of Michigan)

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Since 1970, a growing number of Asian Indians have called Michigan home. Representative of the “new immigration,” Asian Indians come from a democratic country, are well-educated, and come from middle- and upper-class families. Unlike older immigrant groups, Asian Indians do not form urban ethnic enclaves or found their own communities to meet the challenges of living in a new society. As Arthur W. Helweg shows, Asian Indians contribute to the richness and diversity of Michigan’s culture through active participation in local institutions, while maintaining a strong ethnic identity rooted in India.


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Published December 31, 2002 by Michigan State University Press. 95 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction