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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Press. Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Struggle for National Liberation: The Caribbean Labour Congress and the Cold War, 1945-1952 0. Nigel Bolland In 1945, the year that the Caribbean Labour Con- Cold War was declared. Churchill’s speech at Fulton, gress was...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 35–49.
Published: 01 May 2015
... twentieth century between elite Indian scientific and technological actors and the forces of modernization. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Making Space for the Nation Satellite Television, Indian Scientific Elites, and the Cold War Asif Siddiqi n the introduction to his classic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 310–323.
Published: 01 August 2015
... politics of the Cold War competition, global intellectual trends, and decolonization movements. In this context, the article focuses on the Islamist appropriation of Arnold Toynbee's ideas on civilizational relations in world history and how Toynbee's writings were utilized in critiques of modernization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 508–523.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Begüm Adalet This article assesses James Baldwin’s status as a symbol of third world solidarity by situating his nonfiction writings in the context of his travels to France, Turkey, Israel, and West Africa, as well as the Cold War institutions and ideologies that shaped the contours of his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 41–55.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Asif Siddiqi Abstract This article explores the biography of a network of Soviet telescopic cameras stationed across the African Sahel during the Cold War. Through joint Soviet-African cooperative programs, scientists used these advanced cameras in Egypt, Somalia, Mali, the Sudan, and Chad to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... preempted secular and Cold War imperatives. For literature, wartime chaos punctured the myth of progress and along with it realist literature predicated on a knowable world. After a half century of serving the Arab cause, realism became an overnight anachronism and from its grip emerged the Lebanese war...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 563–583.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., instantiates an antecedent of postcolonial critique and represents a decidedly anti-Eurocentric, internationalist project that held the promise of Global South comparatism. Halim’s article discusses selected issues raised in Lotus , considers the curtailment of its potential by the Cold War, and reflects on...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 2–7.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Arvind Rajagopal The conclusion of the Cold War era led to triumphal predictions about the end of history. In fact, the moment marked an end to mass utopias, that is, to the widespread belief in collective emancipation fostered by technologies of the modern state. To reflect on utopia as both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Arash Davari Abstract This essay extends themes in Adom Getachew's Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (2019) by introducing Iran as a mediating element in Cold War worldmaking. It recovers the story of Pahlavi Iran's diplomatic efforts during the Sixth Special of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... civilizational theorists. This alternative perspective is useful to grasp the powerful new social reality in the form of militant Islam that has been unleashed since the end of the Cold War: altering culture, language, social, and political policy, while targeting women in many Muslim-majority societies. I argue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
... conceptions of development and neoliberalism after the Cold War. It further takes up the debates in South Africa, the last African country to confront the dilemmas of decolonization in the sphere of knowledge production, most acutely expressed through the Rhodes Must Fall movement and other student movements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 320–334.
Published: 01 August 2016
... anticolonial national movements. In the period of the Cold War and decolonization, a movement among nonaligned countries sought to preserve the legacy of anticolonial internationalism. Until the 1960s, the violation of human rights was largely seen as related to the persistence of colonial rule and racial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... “African-Soviet Modern,” an asymmetrical combination of aspiration, materiality, and practice that was rooted in diverse African states and in the Soviet Union. As an analytical category, the African-Soviet Modern speaks to the gap between the grand rhetorical and ideological scope of the Cold War moment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the Cold War superpower confidently guiding its impact, it appears here as an intimate part of an African-managed infrastructure of political exile. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 global 1960s Africa liberation movements political exile Soviet Union Tanzania Cold War...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2021
... 2021 Soviet Union Mozambique international socialism women's organizations Cold War development The KSZh, which was founded in 1942 as the Anti-Fascist Committee of Women, was the Soviet Union's second state-run women's organization. The first was the more well-known Zhenotdel, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 May 2004
... ending the mistrust of the world heard the name Osama bin Laden) would be Cold War era, the leaders of Russia and the United the first “collateral damage.” As the “war on terror” States still saw one another as rivals for influence in unfolded in previously unforeseen directions, no Eurasia on the eve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 98–114.
Published: 01 May 1996
... . “There is no Theory of Petit Bourgeois Politics,” Review of African Political Economy , 6 . The 1971 Coup in the Sudan and the Radical War of Liberal Democracy in Africa Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim Oh, that single cello...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 372–386.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan . London : Pluto Press , 2011 . Tucker Judith . “ Biography as History: The Exemplary Life of Khayr al-Din al-Ramli .” In Auto/biography and the Construction of Identity and Community in the Middle East , edited by Fay Mary Ann , 9...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... However, political subjectivity in the Indian-controlled province of Jammu and Kashmir has typically been analyzed from the perspective of three groups of protagonists: the Hindus of Jammu, the predominantly Sunni Muslim population of the Kashmir Valley, and the Buddhists of Ladakh. Until the Kargil War...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 August 2011
...- formation.”12 Though they cross national and gests that, fabricated more than thirty years ago continental territories, Arabs at the Brazilian- during the Cold War, unfounded notions about ­Paraguayan border do not see themselves car- “terrorist links” in Foz do...