An African Indian Community in Hyderabad: Siddi Identity, Its Maintenance and Change

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Cuvillier Verlag, 2004 - Blacks - 338 pages
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What do you mean somalis are similar to southern Indians > say some because not all are like Indian in feature the Dravidians are Canaanites they were the original mediterranean and sumerian people , they are not from East Africa and they are not from Cush bin Ham

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CONCEPTS OF ETHNICITY
19
CONCEPTS OF SLAVERY AND SERVILE INSTITUTIONS
39
HISTORY OF THE TRADE IN AFRICAN SLAVES TO INDIA
63
HISTORY OF INDIANS OF AFRICAN ORIGIN
79
AC GUARDS AND THE SIDDI
129
SOCIO CUTURAL IDENTITY OF THE SIDDI
143
SIDDI ETHNIC IDENTITY
177
INTRA AND INTERETHNIC RELATIONSHIPS
217
IDENTITY MAINTENANCE AND CHANGE
255
SYNTHESIS AND CONCLUSION
275
iii
284
BIBLIOGRAPHY
305
APPENDIXES
319
Abbreviations and Acronyms
325
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