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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 254–270.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the “more narratives of human be- port that lay on the Tanjavur coast of Tamil south India 3 longing.” In the account that follows I wish to show that was also on the edge of the Tanjore Maratha king- that conversion is a process of examining one’s life and dom that lay centered to its west...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 521–523.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Chelva Kanaganayakam Stigmas of the Tamil Stage: An Ethnography of Special Drama Artists in South India Susan Seizer Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005 464 pp., $89.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
...David N. Lorenzen Duke University Press 2007 Gentile Religion in South India, China, and Tibet: Studies by Three Jesuit Missionaries David N. Lorenzen efore...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 85–95.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Bruce P. Corrie Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1992 References Alexander , K.C. , 1989 , “Caste Mobilization and Class Consciousness”, in Francine Frankel and M.S.A. Rao (eds.), Dominance and State Power in India , (New York: Oxford University Press). Balagopal , K...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 May 1998
... in South India (1840–1900) . London: Curzon Press. Clémentin-Ojha , C. 1997 . “Les catholiques de l'lnde entre sécularisme et hindutva: une mutation théologique?” C. Clémentin-Ojha (ed.). In Renouveaux religieux en Asie (ed.) Paris: École Française d'Extreme-Orient, 1997, pp. 231 –247...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 43 , no. 3 ( 2009 ): 351 – 80 . ———. “Neoliberalism as Unexceptional: Economic Zones and the Everyday Precariousness of Working Life in South India.” Critique of Anthropology 30 , no. 4 ( 2010 ): 355 – 73 . Da Col Giovanni . “Introduction: Natural Philosophies of Fortune...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patrizia Granziera While the cult of trees is widespread in India, it is only in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu that the visitor frequently sees the pipal tree, symbolically considered male, planted together with a neem tree so that the two will grow together, their trunks...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 74–83.
Published: 01 May 1982
...Mokerrom Hossain South Asians in Southern California: A Sociological Study of Immigrants from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Mokerrom Hossain The following study...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., made by South Asian writers in colonial India, about the singularity of one's own language ( swabhasha ) and the writers' anxieties to protect this language from vulgar speech ( gramyam ). Building on contemporary work on the vernacular, the essay seeks to draw renewed attention to the role of speech...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 235–244.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., and Politics in South India: The Making of a Mother Tongue . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2009 . Philliou Christine . “Nationalism, Internationalism, and Cosmopolitanism: Comparison and Commensurability.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36 , no. 3...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Press , 2013 . Frew Joanna . “ Scots and the Imposition of Improvement in South India ”. In The Scottish Experience in Asia, c. 1700 to the Present: Settlers and Sojourners , edited by Devine T. M. McCarthy Angela , 98 – 118 . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and the Politics of Religious Freedom . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . ———. “Sacred Cows and Secular History: Cow Protection Debates in Colonial North India.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 30 , no. 2 ( 2010 ): 297 – 311 . Agamben Giorgio . Homo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
... about poverty and cor- In these novels, India is unique for the unparal- ruption in South Asia call upon a version of the leled vastness of its suffering, rather than for the sublime to create their emotional power. In her depth of any one individual experience. Instead...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... P. . BRILL : Leiden , 1998 . Earles Joseph . A Treatise on Horses . Calcutta : n.p. , 1788 . Eaton Natasha . “ The Art of Colonial Despotism: Portraits, Politics, and Empire in South India, 1750-1795 .” Cultural Critique 70 , no. 1 ( 2008 ): 63 – 93...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 584–602.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... Motivated by the context of India, and by way of contributing to a South Asian perspective on questions of the nonhuman, this article contends that simply being better attuned to nonhuman forms of governance, as well as attributing sentience and agency to other beings and objects, does not automatically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 70–84.
Published: 01 August 1992
... Study.” Economic and Political Weekly , Vol. X , No. 49 (December 6), pp. 1881 –1886. Alexander , K.C. , 1980 . “Emergence of Peasant Organisations in South India.” Economic and Political Weekly , Vol. XV , No. 26 (June 28), pp. A72 –A84. Alexander , K.C. , 1981 . Peasant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 May 1985
... Investment In India: 1900–1939 . (London: Cambridge University Press). Baker , C.J. , ( 1976 ). The Politics of South India: 1920–1937 . (London: Cambridge University Press). Baker , C.J. , ( 1981 ). “Colonial Rule and Internal Economy in Twentieth Century Madras”, Modern Asian Studies . Vol...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 656–667.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the sixth and ninth centuries in Tamil-speaking South India. As Ramanujan explains in his poetry anthology Hymns for the Drowning , the root al means “to immerse, . . . to sink, to be lowered,” and the Alvars are those who are “immersed in god.” 34 For the Alvars, Venkatesan points out, the world...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... militant in colonial India. From 1818, the East India Company secured its sovereignty by designating as deviant or permissible a host of itinerant figures in and around South Asia. In police records, court transcripts, and legislative archives, pilgrims with links to Arabia accordingly began appearing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is a concern for the modern fashioning and reimagining of India as a Buddhist “homeland.” In the past century and a half, Buddhist homeland discourses in South Asia have fostered heightened contact between national leaders, Buddhist royalty, entrepreneurs, artists, monastics, and pilgrim-travelers in ways...