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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Augusto Espiritu Espiritu’s essay locates Julian Go’s Patterns of Empire in the context of the critical literature of US-Philippine colonial studies and explains why it is a signal contribution to that literature. It provides an appreciative view of its argument against exceptionalism as well...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 644–651.
Published: 01 December 2014
...—that interrogate and challenge empire’s exceptionalist fantasies of uniqueness, power, and agency. Empires are far too sprawling and devious to be left in the hands of any single discipline, method, or theoretical approach. To this, Go writes, the US empire is no exception. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 442–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... aalemu@g.harvard.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Ethiopian revolution anti-imperialism student movements US empire Black Power Eight years before the events that would be known as the Ethiopian revolution, Ethiopian student unions in the United States declared...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Gregory Mann Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945–1960 is, as its author Frederick Cooper tells us, a book about politics. It is equally a book about process. Both the politics and the process prove remarkably fluid, and restoring that fluidity to what has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 246–260.
Published: 01 August 2018
... from Africa and elsewhere living under harsh conditions ultimately led to the Zanj Revolution. It threatened even the survival of the Abbasid dynasty, and led to the abandonment of plantation use of slaves. References Agius Dionisius A. “ A Selfish Pursuit in a Slave Uprising of Third...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires , Faiz Ahmed shows how Afghanistan could be regarded as a pivot for Islamic intellectual currents from the late nineteenth century onward, especially between the Ottoman Empire and South Asia. Afghanistan Rising makes us aware of our own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 177–182.
Published: 01 May 2016
... dispersal. He also asks us to ponder the prospects of occupying the space of thought of those who found themselves intricately invested in both home and the world after being flung into the moral and political aporia of empire and nation. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 postcoloniality Siba...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 406–411.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to understanding the history of decolonization and is a useful reminder today of the importance of thinking creatively about political action in a world that both rigidifies and destabilizes borders and both fosters interaction across space and reifies distinctions among peoples. 406 Comparative Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 229–245.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sadia Saeed This article examines how a transnational religious movement that originated in British India, the Ahmadiyya movement, deployed the norm of religious freedom in the course of its expansion outside the British Empire. Ostracized by mainstream Muslims, Ahmadis used their position...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
...” to the extent that it proliferated in the successor states of the Mughal empire over the eighteenth century. Lally’s article analyzes the transformation of the equestrian portrait, using this topos as a set of sources through which to examine changes in kingship and imperial politics from the seventeenth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 275–292.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Heba Alnajada Abstract Historically, Islamic sharia courts across the Ottoman empire used a document called a hujja for registering property transactions. In present-day Jordan hujaj are illegal, yet in Palestinian refugee camps hujaj continue to be used for inheritance, buying and selling houses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and civilizational theorists. This alternative perspective is useful to grasp the powerful new social reality in the form of militant Islam that has been unleashed since the end of the Cold War: altering culture, language, social, and political policy, while targeting women in many Muslim-majority societies. I argue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 622–632.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emine Ö. Evered Critical theory enables us to engage with historic power relations of colonizer and colonized, but the inclination to do so should not obfuscate the fact that many narratives that were once in opposition to the empires of the past are now the dominant—and often rewritten— narratives...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the dissimilar legal training acquired by the actors and the varying character of Islamic modernism in each geographical context. A focus on diverse intellectual trajectories and competing visions of Islamic law furnishes a useful means for accounting for the aporia endemic to Aman Allah's modernizing project...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 May 2022
... competition, to relying on the British Empire for the security of their property and the strategic use of force. On the one hand, both these transitions involve the imposition of classical political economy and the colonial seizure of protection rents obtained by merchants. However, they also reflect the ways...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
... questions about the role of American foreign policy interests in race-ing Iranians in the United States. The example of Iran is particularly salient in the contemporary context, for it has much to tell us about the operation of white supremacy in America’s efforts to develop and maintain a modern empire...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the the explanation that Marxist-feminists offer for Third World gives way to war.3 understanding the notions of empire and impe- rialism. Influenced by Antonio Negri and Mi- The Marxist-feminist analytic guides us to chael Hardt’s optimistic scenario that imperial- relate the suffering and resistance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 599–604.
Published: 01 December 2014
... empires. The world watched as these strongholds for which many people — colonizers and colonized, occupiers and their subjects — died just a scant decade before, and by which US foreign policy blindly overreached for the better part of the first ten years of the twenty-­first century, fell like...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 618–625.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of has a mission to enlighten, civilise, bring empire, a field that has largely been dominated by order and democracy, and that it uses anthropologists and historians, Go offers new and force only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 652–653.
Published: 01 December 2014
... interests involve transnationalism, US empire, and East Studies Association’s Albert Hourani award and intellectual history in the Pacific and the Caribbean. the Association for Asian Studies’ Ananda K. Cooma- He is currently a series editor for “Southeast Asians raswamy award...