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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 70–86.
Published: 01 August 2003
...BRIAN T. EDWARDS Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Preposterous Encounters: Interrupting American Studies with the (Post)Colonial, or Casablanca in the American Century BRIAN T. EDWARDS What did these devils want? Precisely why had...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Heinz Ickstadt © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 American Studies as Area Studies as Transnational Studies? A European Perspective Heinz Ickstadt hat old concepts may regain vitality when put to new uses can hardly be doubted. It is therefore not...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 390–403.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Betty S. Anderson This article examines the student protests of the early 1950s and the late 1960s to early 1970s at the American University of Beirut (AUB) to investigate how the students used the political ideologies dominant in each era to redefine the parameters of the campus arena. In the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Babli Sinha This article studies the impact of the American cinema on British India in the early twentieth century. Cinema is a valuable lens with which to study the triangular relationship between the United States, Britain, and South Asia because American films were popular and controversial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 August 2011
... satirized the alleged visit of Osama bin Laden. Arabs crossed ethnic and national boundaries in order to collaborate with South American media and state powers against the U.S. war on terror. At the same time U.S. counterterrorism traversed the continent, Brazilians and Paraguayans of Arab origins mobilized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Manijeh Nasrabadi This article brings Iranian American return narratives into dialogue with reinterpretations of Freud’s analysis of melancholia in the works of Judith Butler, Jonathan Flatley, David Kazanjian, David Eng, and Shinhee Ham, among others. By refusing to relinquish Iran as a physical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2018) 38 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sarah M. A. Gualtieri Gualtieri’s article explores Edward Said’s participation in the Association of Arab American University Graduates (AAUG), an organization formed in the wake of the 1967 June War and for which Said served as vice president in the early 1970s. Describing itself as “an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 134–137.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Michael O. West © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Whither Shall We Go?: African and African American Studies for the 21’’ Century Report on Conference, University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1989) 9 (1): 78–80.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Eleanor Stein Sister Agnes. Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical by Janice R. MacKinnon and Stephen R. MacKinnon, University of California Press, 1988, 425 pages $12.95 Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1989 South Asia Bulletin, volume 9 number 1 (1989). tices of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 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 (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
... there were identifiable populations of Iranians in the country or the United States had developed a coherent foreign policy vis-á-vis “the Middle East.” Iranians and Iranian Americans find themselves in a precarious position in contemporary race discourse. On the one hand, Iranians are formally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2014) 34 (1): 106–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Allison Powers This essay examines how Du Bois’s critique of global political economy proceeds as a critique of American constitutionalism in his 1935 Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 . Analyzing how Du Bois reworks a set of Marxian concepts—phantasmagoria, fetish, and transubstantiation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 388–410.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Amy Malek In the last decade Iranian Americans have increasingly taken to the same streets and fair-grounds as Irish, German, and Puerto Rican American communities before them to hold ethnic parades and festivals to assert their cultural and ethnic identity to an American public often hostile to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 411–424.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Amy Motlagh The proliferation of popular memoirs by Iranian American women that began in 2003 engendered a vigorous debate in the scholarly community, particularly among Iranian American scholars. Much of the debate has centered on the perception that the memoirists are offering a personal story...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1990) 10 (1): 74.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... How two such differ- Book Review by Alamgir Hashmi ent poems as “Love’s Captives” and “Landscape” now have an almost natural English existence is a measure of her suc- AMERICANIZING FAlZ cess; the proximity of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 610–617.
Published: 01 December 2014
... trajectories of British and American imperialism, it points to several flaws in his analysis. In particular the article criticizes Go for not recognizing the historical interpenetration of the British and American empires. It also suggests that his work reflects a tendency in comparativist work toward a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 604–610.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Dane Kennedy Kennedy’s “The Means and Ends of Empires” offers a commentary on Julian Go’s stimulating comparative study of the British and American empires, Patterns of Empire . It argues that Go’s book is strongest in its analysis of the means by which the United States forged an empire, providing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Meirav Mishali-Ram Afghanistan has been the scene of enduring violent conflict for three decades, yet the sources of its conflict date back to the establishment of the Afghan state in the eighteenth century. The American-led military intervention in October 2001 ended the extremist Taliban rule in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 306–321.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Kamal Sadiq To understand whether ideas matter in international politics and if they can be agents of systemic transformation, one must examine the debate about the “benevolent” hegemony of the United States. Supporters of moral American hegemony claim that the spread of its moral values worldwide...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 47–57.
Published: 01 May 2010
... long nineteenth century to a state best described as permanent transit after 1918. Berlin only emerged as an important destination for Jewish migrants from farther east when immigration restrictions put New York and other American cities out of reach. The article focuses on a number of literary...