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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 December 2015
... small drawings, which are scanned and digitally altered. The article then focuses on The Last Post (2010), which marked a radical departure in the artist's animation practice. The Last Post deals with the history of colonial struggle and the legacy of the British East India Company in South and East...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 1. Garden sites proposed by the Agri-Horticultural Society of Punjab in 1851. Line drawing by the author. Figure 1. Garden sites proposed by the Agri-Horticultural Society of Punjab in 1851. Line drawing by the author. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Site of the new garden of the Agri-Horticultural Society of Punjab acquired in 1860. Line drawing by the author. Figure 2. Site of the new garden of the Agri-Horticultural Society of Punjab acquired in 1860. Line drawing by the author. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 3. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (14–15). Drawing of Kandy, map of Senkadagala, photos of Royal Palace, Temple of the Tooth, and Royal Audience Hall in Kandy, and text by Anil De Silva-Vigier. Figure 3. Pages from The Life and Work More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of gender inequalities in various legislations and by the enforcement of Sharia pressured by the gains of political Islam. My study draws on the substantial body of literature by local activists and scholars to historicize the current political and economic context of struggle for Muslim women in Africa. I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2021
... interaction in the late twentieth century. Women's organizations offer a unique perspective as women's rights occupied a central place in socialism, conceptions of modernity, and African nationalist organizing. Drawing on archives, interviews, and organizational publications, the article highlights how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 391–397.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and its source. But it is not exclusively these obvious parallels between Fanon’s pioneering work on the experience and philosophy of race on the one hand, and the contemporary work on Dalit experience and theory on the other, that the essay is interested in tracing. It also draws attention also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 408–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... been dominant. Instead this article draws on the anthropology of divination to argue that capitalist action is provoked by technologies of the imagination that generate speculation. These issues are explored in the context of changing forms of governance of the Hooghly riverine economy by bureaucrats...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 610–617.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., the rise of transnational history has made the work of comparativists more complex, in ways Go does not sufficiently recognize. Especially, it highlights the difficulty of drawing lines between the political units that are to be compared. While the article appreciates the elegance of Go’s comparison...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 369–375.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of print in which Gandhi's printing press operated; the reception and agency among the readers of Gandhi's print products; and the comparable if considerably more modest print figure from East Africa at some length, in order to draw out important continuities and divergences among these diasporic printing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 502–514.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Karen G. Ruffle Networks of trade, scholarship, and pilgrimage have traditionally connected Muslims transregionally, yet these very networks draw into dramatic relief the significance of the local in defining Shi'i religious practices and worldviews. The Shi'i community in the South Indian city...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and the violence of colonial rule in India under the Raj. The analysis draws on concepts in linguistic anthropology such as language ideology and generic intertextuality, as well as a Peircean approach that emphasizes indexicality as a key means of signification. The essay performs a close reading of Hobson-Jobson...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leila M. Harris This article draws on recent interventions related to everyday states, state-natures, and political ecologies of the state, as well as Timothy Mitchell’s concept of “state as effect,” to detail and analyze ongoing changes in southeastern Turkey associated with the large-scale...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (80–81). Letters regarding application to the Royal Institute of British Architects, drawings by George Keyt, photo of Anil De Silva and Manike Keyt, unattributed watercolor paintings, and text by Minnette More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 December 2012
... communities. Ojwang’s article accounts for the different ways in which three key writers, M. G. Vassanji, Bahadur Tejani, and Peter Nazareth, have responded in their fiction to the experiences and exigencies of migration, African nationalisms, and alienation. In doing so, it draws attention...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Annette Damayanti Lienau This article centers on a novelistic adaptation of the Indic Javanese epic Arok Dedes written by one of Indonesia’s most prominent novelists, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, a proponent of socialist realism in Indonesia and a translator of Maxim Gorky into Indonesian. Drawing from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 299–313.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the extent of imperial intervention in the occupied city, which has been so far underappreciated in a literature centered on the occupation's geopolitical impact and significance. All this has produced copious and heretofore unstudied documentary evidence. This article draws on the diaries and memoirs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 August 2017
... into the precolonial Swahili poetic genre of the utendi . In contrast to previous analyses that have highlighted the appropriation of text to fit local discourses of identity, Vierke argues that the relationship between the Swahili translation and the previous Arabic text is basically aesthetic. Drawing on the concept...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as an incubator for Said’s theories in The Question of Palestine, Orientalism , and Covering Islam . It therefore seeks to draw out the connections among Saidian postcolonial theory, Arab American subjectivity, and archival practice. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Association of Arab American...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 354–364.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dina Matar Matar’s essay addresses the PLO’s cultural activism, in other words, its investment in diverse spheres of popular culture, at the beginning of the revolutionary period 1968–82. Drawing on archival research of the main spheres of the PLO’s cultural output, it traces how the PLO...