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Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America

  • Author’s Note
  • Introduction: Lost in Migration
  • 1. Out of the East and into the South
  • 2. Between Hindoo and Negro
  • 3. From Ships’ Holds to Factory Floors
  • 4. The Travels and Transformations of Amir Haider Khan
  • 5. Bengali Harlem
  • 6. The Life and Times of a Multiracial Community
  • Conclusion: Lost Futures
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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