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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 5. The film depicts the battlefield as a site of death and martyrdom but also care and brotherhood. Safar be Chazzabeh (dir. Rasool Mollagholipour). More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Rudi Matthee This essay explores the historical roots of the enigma that Iran perpetually presents to the outside world—a bleak and forbidding, deeply religious place that is also welcoming, poetic, and remarkably secular—by tracing the image European Enlightenment thinkers constructed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 331–342.
Published: 01 August 2011
... institutionalization in Islamic organizations occurred several decades later than on Java. Al-Khairaat, the major Hadhrami organization in Sulawesi, also has a different outlook than its pendants on Java, as it is not only a Hadhrami but also an expanding multiethnic institution. Moreover, while on Java Hadhramis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 622–632.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the modern nation-state of Saudi Arabia, it is also a product that omits not only the Ottoman imperial voice but also the many voices and collective memories of those who might be said to have been marginalized and/or victimized by the early Wahhabi movement as it attacked Shiites and others in Karbala...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
... but have also failed to realize the poetics that exist within the parameters of religious and Koranic exigencies of martyrdom. This article summarizes and creates reference points for the morphology of a contemporary phenomenon, which finds its prototype not only in the tragic events of Karbala but also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 August 2010
... to be entitled to, and why, and how mobilization around the issue of comfort women not only was defined by the nascent women's movement in Korea but also delimited the configurations of those movements. In this effort, I identify women's “worth,” “subjecthood,” and “citizenship” as the main concepts around which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 391–397.
Published: 01 December 2013
... for the imperative need for such theory. The essay also places Guru and Sarukkai in conversation with Franz Fanon. It is Fanon, Sunder Rajan contends, who speaks most closely and pertinently to the question of the “lived experience” that Guru and Sarukkai invoke, in the phenomenological mode, as theory’s other...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 3. An iconic image of Harutyun Hovakimyan, standing inside an excavation site near the Dayr al-Zur Bridge with his team in 1938. Next to him is a local innkeeper Murad Kelejian, also holding bones, and the bell ringer of the St. Hripsime Church in Dayr al-Zur with an unknown worker More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ahmed Veriava Abstract This article is about representations of poverty and governmental frameworks for addressing poverty in postapartheid South Africa. It is, therefore, also about “the poor,” about their place in society and the ways they intervene in the making of the present. The article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... as suspected Wahhabis. Yet, in then seeking to distinguish “faqirs” from “fanatics,” colonial law used logics and exceptions with two important implications. First, as the “Wahhabi” came to imply a violent counterclaim to sovereignty, it also became a juridical formulation more political than religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 325–333.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Cynthia Talbot Abstract In tribute to Allison Busch, who did so much to restore the reputation of vernacular literature not just as poetry but also as history, Talbot offers an account of an obscure Rajput warrior from Bikaner who decided it would be better to die. In asking why Ramsingh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
...). Sabalsingh Chauhan's seventeenth-century Mahabharat is a bhakti (devotional) retelling of the Mahabharata epic. In the prologue of the sixteenth book of his Mahabharat , Chauhan describes himself performing his poem in Delhi before Aurangzeb and a king named Mitrasen. He also praises Mitrasen in the prologue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 163–175.
Published: 01 August 2023
... littoral have been following matriliny for several centuries. It was also one of the most convenient ways to engage in Indian Ocean trade: men could voyage as merchants, sailors, and itinerants, while women stayed on land with the property and controlled households and wider social spheres. This economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 442–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of African independence, and against a monarch who was a global pan-African icon, Ethiopian revolutionary opposition to Haile Selassie would require not only a politics of dissent, but also an anti-colonial framing. This article centers anti-imperialism—specifically challenges to US neo-imperialism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
... seem to revivify the largely destroyed stupa at Amaravati, this article also examines how the Buddhavanam engages with a wide-ranging visual archive in order to create a home at which every imaginable visitor—foreign and local—will encounter familiar imagery. The stupa's sculptural adornment primarily...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
...” in the independent state. I also argue that Islam has been a major site for both the justification of women's oppression by state and nonstate actors and a source for identification and empowerment for women in Africa. In the independent state, women's identity politics were shaped by the institutionalization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 487–494.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Kamrouz Pirouz After becoming prime minister for the second time, and having won the oil nationalization case at the World Court, Muhammad Musaddiq was hopeful that the British would be more compromising in their approach toward the oil nationalization issue. He was also hopeful of the American...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 513–532.
Published: 01 December 2008
... but also because it is a parody of the genre. The film also provides an incisive critique of new forms of social organization, social aspirations, and personal success (the “good life”) that the revolution and the war engendered. Finally, I turn to how Leily Is with Me and other popular titles of the past...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 360–370.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the Westernization and secularization of the newly built nation. The present work is critical toward these works, and its aim is twofold. First, it demonstrates that while the direction and content of the republican elite's educational policies included the aims of Westernization and secularization, they also went...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 322–333.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in Keshavarz's memoir than by Nafisi in Reading Lolita in Tehran , although Keshavarz and a host of other critics, including Hamid Dabashi, hold a different opinion in their belligerent criticisms of Nafisi's book. In this essay, I also explore the concepts of homeland, exile, ultra-patriotism, and anti...