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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 117–132.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Tuska Benes Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Comparative Linguistics as Ethnology: In Search of Indo-Germans in Central Asia, 1770–1830 TUSKA BENES On 11 January 1809, the German Orientalist Heinrich “Völkerbrücke aus Asia nach Europa” [bridge of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 554–566.
Published: 01 December 2005
... CENTRAL ASIA AND Duke University Press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
... twentieth century in the Caucasus and Central Asia was generally treated as an isolated, self-contained movement, confined within the geographic borders of Baku, Tbilisi, and Bukhara, or at most within the southern region of the czarist empire, Turkistan. The occasional reference to the cross-regional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 310–322.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Christopher M. Murphy This study examines five children’s books produced in Soviet Central Asia and the Crimea between 1926 and 1932. While stemming from pre-Soviet intellectual movements among Muslims in the Russian Empire, these books represent a new kind of product that was created for children...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 478–482.
Published: 01 December 2020
... expand and fine-tune our analytical baggage when addressing forms of fragmented rule. Central Asia brigands raids governance Russia Turkmen Since the appearance of Eric Hobsbawm's Bandits , 1 many have reflected on the ways in which practices of rebellion and illegality are integral to a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
... deciphered textual sources dating to the fourth and fifth centuries CE, respectively, and from the fact that Sogdian was a lingua franca of the merchant routes through Central Asia into China. Although Sogdian became the main language of dissemination of Buddhist, Manichaean, and Christian texts to the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Khodadad Rezakhani The Silk Road is commonly used as a convenient blanket term to describe the many trade routes and points of contact that criss-crossed Central Asia. The term is generally overused, to the point that everything in the history of the region is conceptualized within the confines of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 630–636.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jeff Sahadeo Sahadeo’s article examines Julian Go’s Patterns of Empire from the viewpoint of a historian of Russia’s southern borderlands of the Caucasus and Central Asia. Go offers a pathway for scholars of other expansionist regimes, including the tsarist state and the Soviet Union, to break down...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Kazim Abdullaev The relationship between the sacred drink haoma and narcotic plants is a major focus in studying the religious and ritualistic traditions of the ancient people of Indo-Iran and Central Asia. This study addresses this question through an analysis of archaeological data gathered at...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 573–574.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Christopher Gow Contemporary World Cinema: Europe, Middle East, East Asia, South Asia Shohini Chaudhuri Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005 vii + 199 pp., $22.00 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750–  1830...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Central, and East is interesting and telling about the classical for- Asia expanded, contracted, and disappeared, mulations is the way in which the mimetic fac- old questions about diffusion and indepen- ulty of poetry and drama is conceptualized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... , 2013 . Foster W. , ed. Early Travels in India, 1583-1619 . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1921 . Golden Peter B. Central Asia in World History . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . Gommans Jos J. L. “ The Horse Trade in Eighteenth-Century South Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 407–420.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that both constitute and trouble centralizing and insurgent articulations of sovereignty. 30 Collectively, these articles can be read as chapters in a new historiography of sovereignty in South Asia. Each explores complex and layered genealogies and types of modern power in the subcontinent by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 231–250.
Published: 01 August 2011
... stereotyping in various (inter)national and local contexts. By comparing the Hadhrami and Syro-Lebanese cases located in the Americas and Southeast Asia, this introductory article traces the spread of the global war on terror to different corners of the world and thus demonstrates how this war became a genuine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 616–632.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Kwee Hui Kian hen central historical issues regarding late imperial China are juxtaposed with those on early modern Southeast Asia, a very interesting peculiarity, almost an oxy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 December 2020
... pattern of historical change in Southeast Asia has seemingly followed a linear trajectory of “state formation” in which loosely structured polities are seen to have “evolved” in the direction of centralized, bureaucratized forms of sovereign power located within—and monopolized by—modern territorial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Vasant Kaiwar; Sucheta Mazumdar Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN Vol. 7 (1987) social-property relations, and the accompanying regime of accumulation, is nowhere more apparent than in those...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 259–260.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Cesaire’s´ po- cation. The dialogue between literature and philos- etic project is precisely that which makes it a singu- ophy is clearly Nesbitt’s central concern, but he also larly rich document of its time and place, and Nes- makes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Hassan N. Gardezi SOUTH ASIA BULLEI", Vol. V No. 2, Fall 1985. THE POST-COLONIAL STATE IN SOUTH ASIA: The Case of Pakistan Hassan N. Gardezi It is common knowledge that Pakistan in its brief history tuses of state domination but this did not happen; on the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 306–321.
Published: 01 August 2009
...     the debate on the historical sources on Asoka, a central authority permits Indian experts on It? Asia...