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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... Its suc- cess in both aspects, philosophical and literary, assured it a long life, not only in the Arabic-speaking­ Jewish communities of the Middle East but even among Christians—it was even printed in one of the earliest Chris- tian polyglot Bibles. In its concern with elegant Arabic and its...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Right in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle East, and India, it argues that the postsecular posture of anticapitalist critique testifies at best to a misunderstanding of the constitutive relationship between the neoliberal and the neopaternal. Returning to Marx, the essay posits (contra...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Boris Kagarlitsky Boris Kagarlitsky examines the rise of political dissent in the East and West during the 1960s. The shestidesiatniki (sixties' generation) in the Soviet Union, he argues, have much more in common with the New Left than was realized at the time, or has been acknowledged since. They...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
... has been frustrated by the apparent inability of liberalism to take root despite rapid capitalist economic development in East Asia. This is partly because the countries in East Asia are newly minted nations that emerged after the end of the Second World War and were immediately plunged into the cold...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... critics. The essay concludes by arguing for a retrieval of Socialist Lebanon's ethos for our increasingly intractable present. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Marxism Middle East intellectuals translation Lebanon Dreams of a Dual Birth: Socialist Lebanon’s World and Ours...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Other Writings on China, India, Mexico, the Middle East, and North Africa, ed. with intro. Shlomo Avineri (New York: Anchor Books, 1969), 464. 2. For the Russian edition of the proceedings, see Sʺezd narodov vostoka, Baku 1–8 sent. 1920 g.: Stenograficheskie otchety (Petrograd: Communist...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... engagement with Byzantine iconoclasm and argues that by appropriating elements of Byzantine Aristotelian theology in order to undergird a postsecularist argument, the modern critic dehistoricizes ideas that were firmly rooted in East Roman social, political, and cultural contexts in a manner that ultimately...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Rudolf Mrázek Boven Digoel was a camp in colonial Dutch East Indies where Indonesian communists were exiled for their participation in a failed revolution in 1927. Terezín was a Nazi-built camp in Bohemia for the European Jews. Lenin was read and quoted in both camps—in Dutch, German, Czech, and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... former East Europe. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Eastern Europe, Art, and the Politics of Representation Aleš Erjavec The focus of this essay will be on some of the ways in which the people of Eastern Europe—especially...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... East Central Europe, for him, is the ever-shifting terrain of struggle over and for Europeanness and, at the same time, a place where ruins are still uncertain and thus full of creative potentiality. Andrukhovych’s own influences, which include Franz Kafka, magical realism, and the Polish O’Harists...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Preliminary Exploration of Experiences of the Colonized East Asians: Comparing Colonial Histories in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korea”) . Sixiang , no. 28 : 1 – 18 . ...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 229–231.
Published: 01 February 2014
... since 1800. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Peterson, Jennifer Lynn. Education in the School of Dreams: Travelogues and Early Nonfiction Film. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Rose, Jacqueline. Proust among the Nations: From Dreyfus to the Middle East. Chi- cago...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 February 2008
... up the Middle East for a new round of global capital- ism. These reasons are true enough, as far as they go. But focused as they are on local, partial, and contingent explanations, they tend to reduce the field to a pattern of cause and effect, occluding in the end the complex and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and former president of the MLA. He was the author of more than twenty books, including The Question of Palestine; Covering Islam; Cul- ture and Imperialism; Peace and Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine in the Middle East Peace Process; Entre Guerre et Paix (Between War and Peace); The End of the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 May 2010
... © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Books Received Aghacy, Samira. Masculine Identity in the Fiction of the Arab East Since 1967. Gen- der, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2009. Ahmad, Irfan. Islamism and Democracy in India: The...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 August 2007
... (IPC), to pump oil from Iraq all the way to Haifa’s share of the Mediterranean coast. Like so many cities of the Middle East, Haifa’s mod- ern prominence is inextricably linked to Western desire and digging for that subterranean blackness. The mixing of colors and languages, therefore, is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 February 2005
... landscape of the Middle East, undoing the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916, subdividing countries into new mini-states, launching a World War IV (the Cold War being World War III), and, of course, eradicating evil from the planet. One of them flatters himself as the new Lawrence of Arabia. They dispense...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2004
... cultural stance? Levantinism: A Culture-in-Becoming The French and British colonizers of North Africa and the Middle East were the first to use the terms Levant and Levantine to mark not only a geo- 4. Nissim Rejwan, ‘‘What Is Levantinism Jerusalem Post, May 16, 1961. Hereafter, this...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the University of Pittsburgh. A recipient of prestigious honors from the Ford and Mellon Foundations, Professor Judy has been a Fulbright Fellow at the Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes, Université de Tunis I, in Tunisia, and has lived and traveled extensively in the Middle East and North...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 229–231.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and traveled extensively in the Middle East and North Africa. He is a member of the edi- torial collective of boundary 2, and has been the guest editor of two special issues of boundary 2. The first of these, ‘‘Sociology Hesitant: Thinking with W. E. B. Du Bois’’ (vol. 27, no. 3), was awarded...