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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in his destruction of the temple of Shiva at Somnath, in Gujarat. This hymn has been read as referring to another act of iconoclasm—or rather attempted iconoclasm, since it was ultimately unsuccessful—by Maḥmūd of Ghazna. This article shows that the attempted iconoclasm in question is not Maḥmūd's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 2019
... with the iconoclasm of the Taliban, who once infamously blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas on grounds that the world cared more for their preservation than what happens to Muslims. Whether the Taliban were disingenuous in taking the moral high ground for all Muslims or not is beside the point. Their actions forever disturb...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 16–24.
Published: 01 August 1996
...-Hindu has [always] provided the foundations of the region’s practices (such as cow-slaughter, silence before distinctive culture.”24Now the point about this is not mosques, iconoclasm) were elevated by some Muslims so much that it is incorrect (as we shall see below, the (such as Pir Abu Bakr...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that images of Shrinathji, a paramount form of Krishna for the Vallabha Vaishnava community, had to be moved out of Braj (the heartland of Krishna bhakti in north India) to Rajasthan in the late 1660s and early 1670s because of Aurangzeb's iconoclasm. 37 The lines praising Aurangzeb have also been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 68–76.
Published: 01 May 1996
... possible by imprisonment tially motivated by “religious motivation, iconoclasm would continue, he notes, in the jails of Sahiwal, being a meritorious activity among the more ortho- Faisalabad, and Mianwali. He writes of the vision dox followers of the Islamic faith Here Ahsan that unfolded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 446–455.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... By preserving the iconoclasm of the Red Guards in their home as ruination, the family turned their house into material evidence of their revolution- ary class position under siege. Their experiences before liberation in 1949 and then again during the Cultural Revolution in the late 1960s doubled their position...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 1991
... on the publication of The Satanic Vemes in Israel? .editions, he pushed his iconoclasm to the limit by bluntly On another Jewish front, the chief Rabbi of the United affirming (with much glee) that his book “sold more Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, copies in two months than there will be Bibles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 442–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
... promised to reverse the reader's assumptions about “picturesque medievalism” enshrouding Ethiopia's reputation among even progressive-minded thinkers. It was precisely these narrative reversals—the push and pull of iconography and iconoclasm surrounding Ethiopia's liberatory image—that motivated keen...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 1997
... jodhiya tainai dar sun dal main ger the camel to the darbar by the so-called village of fools to1 pai parungl bhinvra nay tu mero girt0 ambar jhel there is an iconoclasm of the subcontinental sover- Kaunta’s warrior son eignty claimed by the Mughals who are also seen...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... breath be stated ment, but also of the metaphysical error (hj)associ- that Razi accepts the conventional and negative asso- ated with idol-worship. It is telling that Abraham’s ciation of fire-worship and sati with hj. But it is be- iconoclasm was rewarded by an act of divine inter- cause he...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Mbembe’s extraordinary work, but I do want to words, the “past,” “obverse,” and “underside” of reiterate its methodological and epistemologi- the race (the species) that reappears within it, cal iconoclasm. To my mind, Mbembe’s power- resonate rather painfully and uncomfortably ful insights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 137–139.
Published: 01 August 2013
... East • 33:2 • 2013 there has been considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 141–142.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 142–144.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 144–146.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 146–147.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 147–148.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 152–153.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 155–156.
Published: 01 August 2013
... considerable progress on the “text” fields as diverse as censorship, travel, iconoclasm, side of this binary, in linguistic, literary, and philo- and journalism. These developments need to be logical developments in the era after structuralism harnessed to reexamine classical...