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The Resource Where I Come From

Where I Come From

Label
Where I Come From
Title
Where I Come From
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Where do you come from?" When Vijay Agnew first immigrated to Canada people would often ask her "Where do you come from?" She thought it a simple, straightforward question, and would answer in the same simple, straightforward manner, by telling them where she had been born and where she grew up. But over the years she learned that many so-called third-world people resent being asked this question, because it implies that having a different skin colour (which is what usually prompts the question) makes a person an outsider and not really Canadian. This realization inspired her to look mor
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Agnew, Vijay
Dewey number
971/.05
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1035.E2 A4 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agnew, Vijay
  • Immigrants
  • College teachers
  • Agnew, Vijay
  • College teachers
  • Immigrants
  • Canada
Label
Where I Come From
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Beginning in Canada; 2 An Immigrant Student in Toronto; 3 Girlhood in Delhi; 4 Bombay; 5 History and Herstory; 6 In Search of a Community; 7 Being and Becoming; 8 Returning to Bombay; 9 A Third World Academic; 10 In the Company of Mothers; 11 Fair Play and Safe Places; 12 Lunching with the Ladies; 13 A Canadian in New Delhi; 14 Life among the WASPs; Afterword; Notes; Glossary of Hindi Words and Expressions; Bibliography; Suggested Readings
Control code
753479448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780889209039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753479448
Label
Where I Come From
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Beginning in Canada; 2 An Immigrant Student in Toronto; 3 Girlhood in Delhi; 4 Bombay; 5 History and Herstory; 6 In Search of a Community; 7 Being and Becoming; 8 Returning to Bombay; 9 A Third World Academic; 10 In the Company of Mothers; 11 Fair Play and Safe Places; 12 Lunching with the Ladies; 13 A Canadian in New Delhi; 14 Life among the WASPs; Afterword; Notes; Glossary of Hindi Words and Expressions; Bibliography; Suggested Readings
Control code
753479448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780889209039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753479448

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