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Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World
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Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Margret Frenz


Goans played a significant role in processes of migration and circulation that created empires and the modern world. This study of globalization from below illuminates how a ‘subaltern elite’ produced and responded to global and national opportunities to establish exchanges of people, of ideas, and of resources. Goans have established communities in new environments based on their experience of migration as well as their memories. Their individual identities were shaped through economic status, social institutions, and political activities. This monograph, based on archival research and on ora ... More

Keywords: community, memory, migration, globalization, connected history, subaltern elite, oral history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199451753
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margret Frenz, author
Lecturer, Global and Imperial History, History Faculty and St Cross College, University of Oxford