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Oral History Interview with M.J. Abhishaker

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: M. J. Abhishaker was born in India. He attended college in India and in Minnesota. Presently, he is a professor. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background, family values, education, college experiences, differences between American and Indian university structures, work experiences, political activities. Leaving India. Arriving in and adjusting to the United States, marriage and family, discrimination, travels in India and the U.S., changes in India. Sound of India radio show, Indian migration. Retaining and passing on cultural values, maintaining family ties.

Date: January 4, 1995
Subject(s): M.J. Abhishaker
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project
Additional Information: Phase 1
Item History: 2016-11-03 (created); 2016-11-03 (modified)

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