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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 15–23.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Isa Blumi Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Teaching Loyalty in the Late Ottoman Balkans: Educational Reform in the Vilayets of Manastir and Yanya, 1878-1912 Isa Blumi Over the past thirty years scholars have paid a great deal sought by the sultan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 558–560.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Nikolay A. Antov The Ottoman Balkans, 1750-1830 Frederick F. Anscombe, ed. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, 2006 186 pp., $68.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750–  1830 in the process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Nathalie Clayer; Alexandre Popovic © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 Muslim Identitv in the Balkans in the J Post-Ottoman Period Nathalie Clayer Alexandre Popovic The Muslim communities...
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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
.... Centering administrative and constitutional developments in Afghanistan within broader regional and global currents connecting the Balkans to Indian Ocean at the turn of the twentieth century, Ahmed reflects on what it means to write “a history that most people do not think exist.” Copyright © 2021...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 203–208.
Published: 01 May 2020
...A. Azfar Moin Abstract Why did Shahab Ahmed treat Islam as a puzzle to solve in his book What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic? Moin examines this question in light of the historical changes that gave shape to the milieu that Ahmed refers to as the Bengal-to-Balkans complex. Copyright ©...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is the Muslim subject foregrounded in this book, and what are this Muslim's political and theological commitments? (3) What relations of power are embedded in the elevation of the “Balkans-to-Bengal complex” as the normative temporal-geographic entity? Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... scholar, one who died all too soon. But what does the book, and specifically its key notion of the Balkans-to-Bengal complex, amount to politically? To say it differently, what are the politics of the alternative hermeneutic that Ahmed proposes for interpreting the fecundity of Islam vis-à-vis the myriad...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 87–105.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., but an inductive one. without consistent efforts to extend this reflection to But even when venturing to the wider context, I tried the whole ex-communist block. In other words, Post- to keep my initial bearings, for my main interest is to Soviet Studies did not intersect with Balkan and Eastern...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 295–309.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of Middle East Studies 22 ( 1990 ): 257 – 74 . doi: 10.1017/S0020743800034061 . Adanır Fikret Faroqhi Suraiya , eds. The Ottomans and the Balkans: A Discussion of Historiography . Leiden : Brill , 2002 . Akarlı Engin Deniz . The Long Peace: Ottoman Lebanon, 1861-1920...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 221–236.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Osman Balkan; Yumna Masarwa Abstract How do European Muslims navigate death and burial in countries where they face systematic barriers to political inclusion? The authors of this article investigate the complex negotiations surrounding end-of-life decisions for Muslim communities in France...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and systematic ways foreign occupier, to be driven out of Europe (the only in the early twentieth century, in the Ottoman Balkans-­in-­formation), Arab lands (the Middle case the three are enmeshed from the start of their East-­in-­formation), and, in a more complicated currency in Europe itself...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 May 2020
... traditions. Instead, he stresses the importance of other forms of creative expression, from Illuminationist philosophies to Sufi practices. His focus on the Balkans to Bengal from the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries, moreover, provides a vast array of examples of literary and other works through which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 211–214.
Published: 01 May 2020
... acknowledgment of the cosmopolitan Islam of what he calls the Balkans-to-Bengal complex. Lovingly detailing the poetry, art, and alcohol consumption of these Muslims, Ahmed demands that they be incorporated into our portrait of Islam without any asterisks. He rejects legalistic and scriptural definitions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 214–219.
Published: 01 May 2020
... illustrates these registers by drawing on the vibrant writing and art produced by premodern Muslim men across roughly five centuries (1350–1850), several languages, and a geographic area Ahmed terms the “Balkans-to-Bengal complex” (73). 2 Ahmed's intellectual arsenal includes the “un-orthodoxizing” Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that period in the articulation of two competing led to the ethnic cleansing of the Balkans and Ottoman discourses: Western liberal constitutionalism the Caucasus and created millions of Muslim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 468–473.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Semi-sovereignty in European International Law .” Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies 18 , no. 6 ( 2016 ): 533 – 49 . Genell Aimee M. “ Empire by Law: Ottoman Sovereignty and the British Occupation of Egypt, 1882–1923 .” PhD diss., Columbia University , 2013 . Genell...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 135–146.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Century: Social and Economic History of a Balkan Town and Its Countryside—Based on the Court Records, 1650-1652 (Λάρισα [Yenişehir] στα μέσα του 17ου αιώνα. Κοινωνιϰή ϰαι οιϰονομιϰή ιστορία μιας βαλϰανιϰής πόλης ϰαι της περιοχής της με βάση τα οϑωμανϰά ιεροδιϰαστιϰά έγγραφα των ετών 1050-1052: 1650-1652...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 397–411.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in 1461 and 1492, respectively. by claiming that no other regime/people sub- Kafadar goes on to note another similarity: like merged their identity in Islam as much as the the Anatolian, Indian, and Balkan cases, “the 3. Much of the Kurdish regions of present...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 6–7.
Published: 01 August 2003
... to the Balkan as metaphor is a nial adventures undertaken by single nations as ex- crucial task for our world. You will have to translate ploration and conquest nourished mercantile capital- your translation for me, so that I can at least follow ism—followed by the expanding market needs of along...