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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 466–480.
Published: 01 August 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 122–133.
Published: 01 August 1993
... . The Tragedy of Afghanistan (London: Verso). Cain , M. , 1988 . “The Material Consequences of Reproductive Failure in Rural South Asia,” in Dwyer, D., and J. Bruce(eds.), A Home Divided: Women and Income in the Third World (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press), pp. 20 –38. Caldwell , J...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Neilesh Bose Abstract Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising enters several historical subfields through a textured study of Afghanistan's modern history. This introduction to the kitabkhana offers a snapshot of these contributions—and their limits—through the lens of recent developments in imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Michael O'Sullivan Abstract Few works in recent years have enriched the study of Islamic law quite like Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires . The book presents an opportunity to interrogate prevailing historiographical debates about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Meirav Mishali-Ram Afghanistan has been the scene of enduring violent conflict for three decades, yet the sources of its conflict date back to the establishment of the Afghan state in the eighteenth century. The American-led military intervention in October 2001 ended the extremist Taliban rule...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 250–261.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Maliha Chishti This article challenges claims to neutrality and impartiality of aid interventions in Afghanistan, arguing that the war on terror intrudes on postconflict peace building and reconstruction interventions in Afghanistan, specifically in the southern and eastern parts of the country...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 86–88.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Valentine Moghadam Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia , by Ahmed Rashid. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. 274 pages, including Index, Notes, appendices The Taliban: War, Religion, and the New Order in Afghanistan , by Peter Marsden. London: Zed Books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Nurfadzilah Yahaya Abstract Located at the intersection of four regions, the Middle East, East Asia, Central Asia, and South Asia, Afghanistan is a country whose legal history is sure to be diverse and exciting at the confluence of multiple legal currents. In the book Afghanistan Rising: Islamic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 257–261.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Elizabeth Lhost Abstract In 1924, the government of Afghanistan wrote to the Jam‘iyat ‘Ulama-yi Hind looking for legal justifications to support Emir Aman Allah Khan's (r. 1919–29) proposed reforms—particularly those relating to female education. Known for securing Afghanistan's independence from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 243–249.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Shah Mahmoud Hanifi Abstract The constitutional history thread woven through Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires unites Afghan, Indian, Ottoman, Islamic, modernist, and other strands of analysis. Hanifi's essay addresses issues...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 249–253.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Leyla Amzi-Erdoǧdular Abstract This review essay of Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires focuses on the late imperial and the postimperial context of inter-Islamic networks. It emphasizes the Ottoman, Balkan, and Eurasian exchanges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 266–280.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Faiz Ahmed Abstract The author of Afghanistan Rising responds to our critical review essays by six scholars of diverse historical expertise, from the late Ottoman and Habsburg Empires to Southeast Asia, and Islamic legal history to the political economy of the British Raj and Indo-Afghan frontier...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Kelsey J. Utne Abstract Forty-seven years after his death, Jamaluddin al-Afghani was reburied in Kabul. Amid the chaos of World War II, Afghanistan had enlisted the governments of British India, Turkey, and Iraq in a scheme to bring the bones of this nineteenth-century intellectual and Pan-Islamist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and Central Asia and the corresponding movements in neighboring countries, namely, Iran, Afghanistan, India, or the Ottoman Empire. In this study, I examine the impact that the Iranian constitutional revolution had on the reformist movement of the early twentieth century in the Caucasus and Central Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Shahrzad Mojab The articles in this collection, covering the diverse regions of Afghanistan, Egypt, and Palestine, engage in questions concerning gender and human rights discourses, anticolonial and anti-imperialist resistance, and religious and political fundamentalisms. They also discuss...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 462–474.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ammara Maqsood Abstract In the aftermath of 9/11, with respect to the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan have been the site of immense violence and destruction, including from US drone attacks, ground military operations by the Pakistan Army...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Arzoo Osanloo Abstract The essay reflects on the politics and politicization of pardons in post-conflict, post-revolutionary contexts. Drawing from immediate post-revolutionary moments in 1979 Iran and 2021 Afghanistan, Osanloo explores how pardons can be mobilized both to assert and legitimize...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to be deeply entwined with the cross-border conduct of policy and war in Afghanistan. Drawing particular attention to the Munir Report (1954), an inquiry into civil disturbances soon after the foundation of the country, this paper considers the events of more recent times in terms of the interdependence of two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 291–309.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mir Hekmatullah Sadat © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Afghan Experience Reflected in Modern Afghan Fiction (1900  –  1992) Mir Hekmatullah Sadat espite the growing body of research on the sociopolitical realities of Afghanistan, little attention has...
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 1. Afghan men posing around the grave Crane built for Jamaluddin in Istanbul. Source: Aʻzami, Sayyid Jamal al-Din Afghan . Courtesy NYU Afghanistan Digital Library. More