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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 52–61.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Bettina Dennerlein Duke University Press 2007 South-South Linkages and Social Change: Moroccan Perspectives on Army Reform in the Muslim Mediterranean in the Nineteenth Century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Veli N. Yashin The emergence of the “Mediterranean” as a coherent category of thought or, more pertinently, as a “geohistorical universal,” dates back to the early nineteenth century. The relation of the Mediterranean to formations of knowledge would thus be linked to the framework of imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 389–404.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Madeleine Dobie Since the landmark intervention of Edward Said, the “Orient” has been widely rejected as a repository of European projections of alterity, and the Mediterranean is variously embraced as a promising framework for cross-cultural relations and transnational scholarship and rejected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Alexis Wick The invention of the Mediterranean as a coherent analytical concept dates back to early nineteenth-century Europe, just as the new academic disciplines of history, geography, and Orientalism were being institutionalized, amid the wider transformation of the order of words and things...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 353–357.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Nada Moumtaz Abstract This essay engages Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean . It highlights Doumani's significant deconstruction of the culturalist assumptions of the category of the Arabor Muslim family. Based on the wealth of the archive uncovered by Doumani, the essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the serpent dwelling inside. These puttu or termite hills are sometimes transformed into little stone temples, and a sculpture of a goddess called “Puttu Amman” is placed on top of it. This article will attempt to explain the meaning of this popular cult and its possible connections with ancient mediterranean...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
... on the political economy of different localities across the Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean and, perhaps, well beyond. Taken together, both aspects of the framework reveal the complexity of the Ottoman legal landscape. They also suggest new directions in which Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean could...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
...M’hamed Oualdi In order to reframe our perception of the Mediterranean, Oualdi’s essay connects two aspects of northern African history usually treated separately, namely the historiography of colonialism and the historiography of Ottoman rule. Oualdi explores how the legacies of Ottoman slavery...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... or so, particularly the shift toward maritime conceptions of space (Mediterranean, Indian Ocean), which though by no means new have breathed new life into the study of the premodern and colonial/modern history of the Middle East. The rise of global and connected history has similar implications...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Julia Stephens Abstract This Kitabkhana contribution situates Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History within recent trends in the field of legal history. Doumani's hybrid method, which combines quantitative analysis with qualitative case studies, presents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., these essays signal a way of approaching sovereignty and exception not as totalizing and synthetic, but rather as multivalent, recursive, and regenerative. Second, the designation of “partial personhood” or “disabled citizenship” is offered as a way of conceptually traversing trans-Mediterranean and trans...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 266–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and universally accepted by jurists across the Islamic Mediterranean and beyond, as evinced by the early tenth-century CE treatise Kitab Akriyat al-Sufun , as well as earlier jurisprudential queries. 57. Pryor, “Origins of the Commenda ,” 37 . 58. Letsios, Das Seegesetz der Rhodier , 183...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 80–90.
Published: 01 May 2022
... finance reshapes the resources of the Eastern Mediterranean and migrant laborers depart its shores to work in textile mills in Argentina, Brazil, and the United States. Stephen Hymer's seminal essay, “Robinson Crusoe and the Secret of Primitive Accumulation” memorably reads this passage from Robinson...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the Mediterranean became mare clausum. Subsequently, it demonstrates how a rivaling seaborne genealogy of sovereignty and governmentality complicates the standard Foucauldian narrative of the emergence of governmentality. In contrast to the classic land-based history of sovereignty and governmentality, a seaborne...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to spatially bounded analytical frames, Ghazal proposes, is the network. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 networks Ibadism Middle East Mediterranean Africa Indian Ocean Zanzibar al-Busaidi Empire Mzab Nahda Islamic Reform print Arabic press area studies Funding...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 296–309.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . Al-Timbuktawi Ahmad Bakr al-Qadi Abi Ibrahim Yusuf b. Hatk al-Sitr Amma Alayhi Sudani Tunus min al-Kufr . 1813 . MS. Bibliothèque Nationale , Tunis . Austen Ralph A. “ The Mediterranean Islamic Slave Trade out of Africa: A Tentative Census .” In Human...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 . Bang Anne . Islamic Sufi Networks in the Western Indian Ocean (c. 1880–1940): Ripples of Reform . Leiden : Brill , 2014 . ———. Sufis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and the sea while focusing on the maritime region that merchants, maroons, navies, and revolutionaries have navigated for millennia: namely, the salty waterways linking the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea through the Red Sea, the Gulf of Oman, and the Arabian Sea. This collection of essays also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2018
... York : New Amsterdam Books , 1989 . Gubara Dahlia . “ Review of Terence Walz and Kenneth Cuno, eds .” Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in Nineteenth-Century Egypt, Sudan and the Ottoman Mediterranean . Der Islam 88 , no. 1 ( 2012 ): 205...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of inclusion and exclusion that perdured in their wake. We close this issue with a Kitabkhana on Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean . The words family and religion are frequently cited in histories of the modern Middle East, but, as Doumani argues, they are rarely historicized...