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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on historical and contemporary examples, of how colonial legal histories might be “written back” into this history. Collectively, these essays attempt to show how race thinking and exception each operate as the other's alibi: exception instantiating and substantiating race difference, and race difference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the present, one not only remakes the present but creates a new past and re- defines identity (as kin, race, family) through an act of memory. The past possesses sociopolitical instrumentality when perceptions of past “history” are made relevant to the present. Conflicts concerning the past...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 106–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...? Indianizing Race in the United States .” Modern Intellectual History 4 , no. 2 ( 2007 ): 275 – 301 . Johnson Walter . “ On Agency .” Journal of Social History 37 , no. 1 ( 2003 ): 113 – 24 . Mantena Karuna . Alibis of Empire: Henry Maine and the Ends of Liberal Imperialism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 August 2018
... have been articulated in a concrete history. By first engaging with a recently published book on race, slavery, and Islam—all key factors in that articulation—and then revisiting largely overlooked 1970s and 1980s research, she suggests that there is much still to be learned about Saharan slavery...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 263–274.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., Xolela Mangcu warned about the dan- In the light of the reinterrogation of history, 37 gers of “manufactured identities,” and his warn- race, and power that this passage opens up, one ing seems particularly apt when one considers the can hope that South...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 156–172.
Published: 01 May 2015
... University Press 2015 History of race empire animals phrenology anthropology feral children References “ Abstract of a Discourse by Dr. Falconer, on the Fossil Fauna of the Sewalik Hills .” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 8 ( 1856 ): 107 – 12...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and Rashid Khalidi. My conversations their invaluable research assistance. Finally, I must thank Salah with them helped ground this project in a history of scholarship Hassan for organizing the 2008 “Muslims, Race, and the Public that uncovers U.S. empire in the Middle East. My thanks for com- Sphere...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Barbara J. “ Ideology and Race in American History .” In Region, Race, and Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of C. Vann Woodward , edited by Koussar Morgan J. McPherson James , 143 – 77 . New York : Oxford University Press , 1982 . Foucault Michel . The History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 May 1989
... this period that race emerged as “conquered” indigenous peoples of South Asia. the fundamental explanation for world history, for the Gobineau’s theories of the origins of the “Indian civi- rise and fall of civilizations and for the dominance of the lization” were of course part of this discourse...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... analysis of “blight,” Wendell E. Pritchett poses “blight” as “a facially neutral term infused with racial and ethnic prejudice” reflecting “the general prejudices of society regarding racial minorities.” 11 Similarly, in a comprehensive history of urban redevelopment and race in postwar Detroit, June...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 3–10.
Published: 01 August 1987
... in matters of history and equate race with culture is even more so. We can today say ethnicity, especially a sense of national Sri Lankanunity .. quite categorically that culture is in no way affected or de• The present paper has a limited objective. It raises, termined by race, that is to say...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... The common term for racism, nizhad-parasti refers to racial supremacy, or “race worship.” More recently, however, the term nizhad-sitizi has been used to describe racial oppression. Rarely have nizhad or nizhad-sitizi been used to describe racial difference in Iran, despite a recent history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 601–606.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of thinkers potentially obscures a more complex and interconnected intellectual history in which the antagonisms between the national and international worldmaking registers are less easily reconciled and the legacies of race thinking less easily obscured. As Nkrumah wrote from exile in March 1966, “I believe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 36–42.
Published: 01 August 2002
... (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978) has become a NOTES classic social history of an Arab country in the twentieth 1Albert Hourani, “Race, Religion and the Nation State,” century. in A Vision of History (Beirut: Khayat, 1961), 71. Hourani 25Alan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 32–56.
Published: 01 August 1989
... the racism, to prove the inferiority of blacks, all colonized construction of these nationalist and racialist histories in peoples outside Europe, and Jews within Europe. So- order to uncover the racism implicit in academic cial Darwinists not only tried to “prove” that some races practice, and its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 237–242.
Published: 01 August 2020
... is particularly emblematic of the racial logics through which exception is normalized and its lifespan extended in perpetuity. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 state of exception race Algeria colonial law penal law This essay addresses the question of how colonial histories might...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (1): 70–78.
Published: 01 May 1983
... forces behind the formation of the Working People's Alliance (WPA), which united four Indian and African political and cultural organizations in a complete repudiation of apanjaat (race) politics. In his A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 May 2019
... work without the constraints it has to cope with in metropolitan France or Italy, with their burdensome histories. 86 The new racing grounds are not just as modern as facilities in Europe, they are even the most modern in the whole world. If we consider that, at the beginning of the 1930s, even...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of history— Greece and north India—Kaiwar demonstrates the Comparative Antinomies of Modernity: impact of this model on Indian nationalism. While Essays on Race, Orient, Nation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Reconstruction, structured historical processes in toto, and that Allison Powers explores the twin effects of capital caste’s history was also a history of the humiliation and constitution in occluding the reality of race and exploitation of low castes and Dalits.6 The po...