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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Susanna Ferguson Ferguson reads a 2009–11 debate over the proposed reissue of Syria's Personal Status Code in the Syrian feminist journal al-Thara to highlight the role women's rights discourse plays in disciplining and producing political subjects. She draws on Talal Asad's observation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 416–427.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Bread, Freedom, Independence: Opposition to Nazi Germany in Lebanon and Syria and the Struggle for a Just Order Götz Nordbruch...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Edith Szanto Szanto’s study examines a collection of Twelver Shi’i children’s books from the Syrian shrine-town of Sayyida Zaynab. As there are few Twelver Shi’is and Shi’i publishers in Syria, the Shi’i children’s books are imported from Lebanon, Iraq, and Iran. As a result, they reflect both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Paulo G. Pinto Duke University Press 2007 Pilgrimage, Commodities, and Religious Objectifi cation: The Making of Transnational Shiism between Iran and Syria Paulo G. Pinto ny visitor to the pilgrimage sites of Lourdes in France, Mashhad in Iran, or Varanasi in India...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. Location of the main nomadic tribes in French mandatory Syria (1943) with their seasonal migrations and encampments. In Myriam Ababsa, Raqqa: Territoires et pratiques sociales d'une ville syrienne , from a sketched map of the Service Historique de l'Armée de Terre (SHAT). Figure 1 More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 312–330.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Paulo G. Pinto The Arab community in Brazil comprises an estimated 4–6 million immigrants and their descendants and was created by an almost continuous flux of immigrants from the Middle East (Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine) since the nineteenth century. While until the 1970s the Arab immigrants...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 575–587.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mayssoun Sukarieh Drawing on analysis of different sources—media analysis, policy documents, interviews, and participant observation—this article analyzes the representation of Queen Rania of Jordan and the First Lady of Syria, Asma al-Assad, and their work in civil society. An analysis of Rania...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 404–415.
Published: 01 December 2008
... authoritarianism at an earlier stage. In the empirical part of this essay, I analyze four autobiographies of former radical nationalist activists from Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. Although the authors still identify themselves as nationalists, they derived a more liberal outlook by reviewing their concrete...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Elyse Semerdjian Abstract The affective horrors of the Armenian genocide leave traces upon the living. Most pilgrims who visit sites of mass killing in contemporary Syria and Turkey note that they feel a profound sense of sadness and are overcome with tears of mourning while visiting the sites...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Simon Jackson Abstract This essay introduces a special section dedicated to examining the history and culture of automobility, considering a quartet of essays on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya and Algeria, and Syria. Jumping off from the work of Palestinian artist Jumana Manna to examine the motor...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Figure 1. Location of the main nomadic tribes in French mandatory Syria (1943) with their seasonal migrations and encampments. In Myriam Ababsa, Raqqa: Territoires et pratiques sociales d'une ville syrienne , from a sketched map of the Service Historique de l'Armée de Terre (SHAT). Figure 1...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 2. The road network (including roads and registered tracks) in French mandatory Syria (1938) (from Jacques Weulersse, Paysans de Syrie et du Proche-Orient ). Figure 2. The road network (including roads and registered tracks) in French mandatory Syria (1938) (from Jacques Weulersse More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that they would have an equal status similar to that of the other Lebanese sects. In the decades following the 1920 demise of Ottoman rule and the occupation of Syria by the French, new forms of social conflict and economic divisions converged with colonial rule. From the 1920s until the 1940s several...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Syria off from international shipping. Travel Despite these contributions, however, the chain became difficult, food and supplies did not arrive in migration thesis remains intact and female migrants the ports, and the country plunged into a terrible continue to be viewed as exceptions to the rule...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
...? And what implications, if any, does this historical study have for family life in Bilad al-Sham [Greater Syria] during the long twentieth century? (296–97) I find this paragraph particularly intriguing because it captures the multiple temporal, geographic, and institutional scales and registers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 459–466.
Published: 01 December 2008
... ended. decided to send this army into Palestine. the and The prime minister of Syria, Shukri al- South Africa The Establishment of the Arab Liberation Quwatli, who...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 1989
... of the contributors use are largely descriptive (Nikki Keddie’s survey, Hanna Batatu that - or any other theory of the state for that matter - in on Syria’s Muslim Brethren, Marie-Christine Aulas on the their studies. (The exception is Keyder’s Marxist approach to evolution of republican Egypt, Teodor Shanin...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and Tunisia to the unexpected convergences of neoliberal development and liberal rights talk in the strong states of Jordan and Syria, from the apotheosis of a Pakistani schoolgirl shadowed by her dark masculine other in the context of a War on Terror to the shifting power struggles in Bangladesh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., number 1. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Antoun Richard T. Quataert Donald . Syria: Society, Culture, and Polity . Albany : State University of New York Press , 1991 . İnalcık Halil Quataert Donald . An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 May 2006
... archives—probate inventories in particular—tell about changing gender roles, meanings, and values on the eve of the national period in Syria? Data from the last available probate inventories of Damascus’s Sharia courts indicate that as the overall economy was infl ating and expanding at the turn...