Last Updated: Aug 20, 2013
Use the online resources listed below to find out more information about The Space Between Us, Thrity Umrigar, and information about society, economy, and culture in India.
Thrity Umrigar Webpage
The webpage of Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between US. Follow the link to the book title to discover reviews of the title.
Biography of Thrity Umrigar / Literature Resources
This biography is from Contemporary Authors Online, provided through Literature Resources from Gale.
Parsis / Encyclopedia of Religion
This article about the Parsis and their migration to and life in India is found in the Encyclopedia of Religion.
Mumbai /Britannica Online
This encyclopedia article from Britannica Online describes the geography, history, population, government, and economy of Mumbai, formerly called Bombay.
India Working: Essays on Society and Economy
This e-book provides information about the social structures and the economy of India.
World's Smallest Business Community: the Parsis of India
This article is from the International Journal of Interdiscplinary Social Sciences.
Despite Birth Bonuses, Zoroastrians in India Fade
The article, Despite Birth Bonuses, Zoroastrians in India Fade, appeared in the New York Times on 23 April 2003. The following correction was added on 22 May 2003: ... An article on April 23 about the dwindling Parsi community in India referred incorrectly to the role of fire in their religion, Zoroastrianism. While fire is widely used in ritual, it is a divine symbol; adherents do not worship it.
Luther student Rigzin Dolma compiled this glossary of Hindi words and expressions from
The Space Between Us.
print encyclopedias can be found on the Main Floor in Preus Library. They offer extensive background information about India.