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Meenal Shrivastava


Born in Jaipur, Meenal Shrivastava now lives in British Columbia where she is a writer and a professor of political economy and global studies at Athabasca University. Her research on the processes of globalization has so far led to more than one hundred peer-reviewed publications, papers, and opinion pieces; and one co-edited volume Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada. In Amma’s Daughters: A Memoir, her first work of creative non-fiction, Shrivastava weaves together interviews, her mother and grandmother’s writings, and archival research to tell the story of some of the forgotten foot soldiers of the independence movement in India.


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Amma's Daughters: A Memoir. AUP, 2018
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