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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
...David Fieni Examining the work of Ernest Renan in relation to thinkers confessing Arab and Islamic affiliations in the Ottoman fin de siècle allows us to understand how Orientalist scholarship has used decadence as the figure through which its positivist scientific claims were redistributed as...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... existence becomes infused with authenticity, valorized as a site of cultural origins, and envisioned as an antidote to the globalizing force of the military-industrial complex. This essay examines two seminal works in the canon of Arabic literature, Ghassan Kanafani's Rijal fi al-Shams ( Men in the Sun...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolts, uprisings, and insurrections, are being born, not only in the contemporary Arab and Muslim world but also anywhere else in the world today. The answer is not to be found in the geography of Tunisia. The roots must be sought in the history, the culture, and the deep psychology of individuals as...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... transcribed and will first be published in Arabic, to be followed by French and English translations, with the aim of recording in detail the Revolution of Dignity and Democracy as it was occurring. Pending the publication of this book, which documents the impulses, aspirations, and hopes of the youth of the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... national anthem and have been sung by some of the most influential Arab stars, written on protest banners, and shouted by students in the face of French and English occupiers and their own governments. The couplet even entered the folklore of global protest music and poetry, and was adopted by the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Bhāsa, or Perso-Arabic words, in Premsagar . Contrarily, Urdu-centric scholars stress Lal’s use of the phrase “ibtada-e dāstān” (the beginning of the Dastan ) to open Baital Pachisi . The claim is that preoccupation with Lallu Jee Lal’s place in the Hindi and Urdu literary canon occludes the all...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... implications of the political unfolding of the Arab Spring in Egypt. With a consensus that the Egyptian revolution is not a color revolution, Samir Amin examines the components and strategies of the movement that brought down the Mubarak regime, the formation of Popular Committees and the National Council, as...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
... transformation in language. Moving from Kıvılcımlı's language, suffused with idioms, slang, West Thracian dialectal phonations, colloquialisms, gallicisms, Turkish neologisms, and Arabic and Persian loanwords in the preface to the equivalential chains of Western, Ottoman, and new Turkish words in the translation...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... objective conditions are met; and called for a thorough diagnosis of the present's particularity. In doing so, the essay seeks to complicate retrospective sketches of Arab Marxists, such as Susan Buck-Morss's, that depict them as elitist and vanguardist modernizers and oppose them to immanent Islamist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... constructions that cannot be contained within a uniform conceptual frame, such as Islamic “authenticity.” The past is shared, and the present is as well. The Arab Spring demonstrates that modernity confronts political actors with similar problems, whatever their background. The essay addresses successive...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
... collective reflection. As both a record and a means of this reflection , film can be revolutionary in ways that are as far from the practices of Sergei Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov as they are from those of Vladimir Lenin and Mao Zedong. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Arab Spring documentary...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 110  boundary 2 / Fall 2007 1991, Zionist forces expelled the largely peasant Arab population over them in 1948, and Italian airplanes attacked over them in 1940. But it is really the sea, not the skies, that connects Haifa to the world. To protect Haifa from this sea, or rather from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 141–150.
Published: 01 August 2006
... some of the recent historically informed analyses of the twenty- something-year-old Darfur situation. A noteworthy example of that work is provided by the Darfurian socio- anthropologist Sharif Harir, in his Arab Belt’ Versus ‘African Belt essay, which first appeared in the anthology he edited...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., France, and Holland. The central focus of his work has been the history of the contemporary Arab and Muslim world. He has been actively involved in the University of Manouba’s Higher Institute of the History of the National Move- ment, which played a prominent role in the demonstration at the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., uprisings, and insurrections, are being born, not only in the contemporary Arab and Muslim world but also anywhere else in the world today. . . . There is clearly an “inde- structible dream of a better world,” to which historians should apply themselves in elucidating...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Ramallah, Palestine. He is the author of Palestinian Education: Reality and Future Prospects (Birzeit, Palestine, 1997) (in Arabic), and coeditor of The Landscape of Palestine: Equivocal Poetry (Birzeit, Palestein: Birzeit University...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Ibrahim Abu Lughod Palestine is part of the Arab world; the Palestinian people, irrespec- tive of their national and residential status, are also part of the Arab nation. On the origin and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... healing. Mandela seems to have set a model for transi- tional justice that the Arab revolutions need at this moment. For cultures and societies that have been ruled by strong men and have been internal- izing models of authoritarian power, a revolution has been a welcome level- ing of authority. But...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Against Democracy: Literary Experience in the Era of Eman- cipations (2012). He is currently working on connections between religion, philo- sophical anthropology, and literature mainly in Britain from 1688 to 1945. Michael Fishbein, who holds PhD degrees in Arabic from UCLA and in English from Yale...