“The book [discusses] the political impacts of mass migrations, and their cultural and psychological dimensions…. Ghosh [has looked] at how the migrant experience imprinted literature, music, film and the other art forms of the region.”
This book is about the malleable boundaries between migrants, refugees and the stateless… The book is a comprehensive overview of the layers of relationship of the state and people’s movements between borders in South Asia… The strength of the book lies in the importance placed by the author on collective memory being a major tool for the understanding of South Asian migrations.
The book addresses the important issue of migrants, refugees and stateless people. The author has done meticulous research on the complex issue… The book gives complete picture of the status of refugees and migrants in South Asia.