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Muncie, India(na)Middletown and Asian America$
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Himanee Gupta-Carlson

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780252041822

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

An Unraveled America?

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(p.191) Epilogue
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Muncie, India(na)
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Himanee Gupta-Carlson

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0009

The epilogue summarizes the book’s central themes. It uses auto-ethnography to illustrate the challenges – and sometimes near impossibility – of creating a multi-racial, multi-religious polity in an America that has long been shaped by white, Christian dominance. It highlights ways in which such efforts to create such a polity have continued to take place among South Asian Americans and others in Muncie, Indiana. At the same time, it notes failures in the author’s own attempts in her personal life.

Keywords:   Muncie, Indiana, Indian Americans, South Asian Americans, racial discrimination, religious discrimination, Christianity, Middletown studies, racial and religious healing, interfaith alliances

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