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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
... authentic protest to national trends in early twentieth-century British India. Affirming arguments that the qasbah derived significance from opposition to the large city, this essay adds nuance to existing scholarship by arguing that it was in a period of diminished distance between qasbah and city...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 332–344.
Published: 01 August 2007
... But it was constitutionally and psychologically Empire man Otto- ofthe part remained Egypt provinces. Ottoman southern the and India British tween century. nineteenth the into persisted such asthe relatively greater importance of local nobility in India, these sharp differences Maratha fl trasted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2018
... liberalism marriage social reform References Amrith Sunil S. “ Food and Welfare in India, c. 1900–1950 ”. Comparative Studies in Society and History 50 , no. 4 ( 2008 ): 1010 – 35 . Baden- Powell Henry . Land Systems of British India, Being a Manual of the Land- Tenures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 229–245.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sadia Saeed This article examines how a transnational religious movement that originated in British India, the Ahmadiyya movement, deployed the norm of religious freedom in the course of its expansion outside the British Empire. Ostracized by mainstream Muslims, Ahmadis used their position...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 August 2007
... diffi domains Ottoman ofthe nature contiguous the contrast, defi (variously “race” on based distinctions establish to British the atsomeremove,lay encouraging Asia colonies in British other the and India over time. shifted Yetcriteria these criteria. objective allegedly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Mithi Mukherjee In her response to Julian Go’s book Patterns of Empire , Mukherjee contends that the harder Go seeks to critique American exceptionalism, the more he has to insist on the liberal nature of the British Empire in India. By “liberal British rule,” Mukherjee writes, Go refers to certain...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Michael O. West © 1994: South Asia Bulletin 1994 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XIV No. 2 ( 1994) Indians, India, and Race and Nationalism in British Central Africa Michael 0.West If the country was to be maintained as a white of east, southern and central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 372–386.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Andrew Amstutz Abstract In 1945, Mahmooda Rizvia, a prominent Urdu author from Sindh, published a travel account of her journey across the Arabian Sea from British India to Iraq during World War II. In her travel account, Rizvia conceptualized the declining British Empire as a dynamic space...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 235–244.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of the British Indian Empire is compared with that of the Ottoman, differences will emerge with respect to the historical formation of the national-popular in the European and non-European Ottoman provinces, the creation of modern state structures in British India, the linguistic foundations of the national...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
... India. However, the Urdu language became politicized in British India first by the colonizers and then by the nationalists who insisted on giving it a specific Muslim identity distinct from Hindi. More complicated was the position of Urdu within the unity of Indian literature. After the creation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Babli Sinha This article studies the impact of the American cinema on British India in the early twentieth century. Cinema is a valuable lens with which to study the triangular relationship between the United States, Britain, and South Asia because American films were popular and controversial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Debjani Bhattacharyya Following World War I Presidency towns in British India witnessed a sudden, abnormal rise in housing and rents, resulting in heated debates about the relation between municipal governance, the market, and private capital. By studying this particular moment, Bhattacharyya's...
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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 (2014) 34 (3): 454–475.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Sunila S. Kale Mirroring the cross-national variation in how electricity became enmeshed in polities and societies around the world in the twentieth century, within British India, too, the emerging electric systems differed by fuel source, ownership, and usage. This heterogeneity was a product...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., dominated British and West German universities, 9 the tilt toward scholarship on modern ties between India and Germany was already institutionalized in the East German academic context of Orientology in the 1960s. The Marxist “New Indology” moved beyond a focus on ancient India and Sanskrit, training...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and hegemonic practice are likely to be greatly dis- sonant, if not entirely contradictory. With reference to British India, Gauri Viswanathan has argued that the excessive, paranoid concern and anticipation, on the part of the British, of rebellions by their colonial subjects against their actions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 421–433.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the mid-1960s. 3 Each pushed imperial constitutionalism into uncharted and consequential directions. In the British Empire, interwar efforts to create an all-India federation were followed by postwar federations in Malaysia, Central Africa, East Africa, the West Indies, and South Arabia. 4...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Jordanna . “ The Boot and the Spleen: When Was Murder Possible in British India? ” Comparative Studies in Society and History 48 , no. 2 ( 2006 ): 462 – 93 . Balfour Lady Betty , ed. The History of Lord Lytton’s Indian Administration, 1876– 1880: Compiled from Letters and Official Papers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 201–212.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Lewis . Hyderabad, British India, and the World: Muslim Networks and Minor Sovereignty, c. 1850–1950 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . Chatterjee Partha . “Nationalism, Internationalism, and Cosmopolitanism: Some Observations from Modern Indian History.” Comparative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 367–374.
Published: 01 December 2018
... on Disputes and Law in India .” American Anthropologist 67 , no. 6 ( 1965 ): 82 – 122 . Cohn Bernard S. Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 1996 . Comaroff John . “ Colonialism, Culture, and the Law...