EYES ACROSS THE WATER, navigating the Indian Ocean

: Gupta (P.) et al (eds.)

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396pp., paperback, Pretoria, 2010

Contribution include:

"In Search of Cosmopolitan Discourse: a historical journey across the Indian Ocean from Singapore to South Africa, 1870-1920" by Mark Ravinder Frost

"Africa as a Fault Line in the Indian Ocean" by Isabel Hofmeyr

"The Unwieldy Fetish: desire and disavowal of Indianness in South Africa" by Thomas Blom Hansen

"Navigating Difference: gender, miscegenation and Indian domestic space in twentieth-century Durban" by Jon Soske

"The South African Indian Film Industry: new directions in Indian commercial and diasporic cinema" by Stefanie Lotter

"Transnational Spaces, Islam and the Interaction of Indian and African Identity Strategies in South Africa During and after Apartheid" by Preben Kaarsholm

"Islands in the (Global Stream): the case of Mauritius and Seychelles" by Rosabelle Boswell.

Pamila Gupta is a researcher at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER).

Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature and Acting Director of the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, University of the Witwatersrand.

Michael Pearson is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and Adjunct Professor of Humanities at the University of Technology, Sydney.