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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 Orientalism’s Genesis Amnesia’ Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi Introduction West came much later, and was the result of an over- The formation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 212–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... public form in Pakistan and there is no “will to architecture” in relation to it. This essay explores the phenomenon of “apparent amnesia” of the past that is 1971 in Pakistan. What implications does consigning 1971 to oblivion have for Pakistan's history? This essay seeks to examine the politics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 226–229.
Published: 01 May 2019
... was imagined outside its own ideology and categories. Where Nayanika Mookherjee explores the different forms of historical amnesia and memory that define nationality in both wings of what was once Pakistan, Chris Moffat writes about the commemoration of transient and non-national pasts in the country's present...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 191–203.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Dimensions of Amnesia Marxist, Socialist, Islamic, or Christian nation- It took the Lebanese several years of collective alist ideologies, had to be put aside. Lebanon shell shock before the first attempts to start a started a new era with civil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 14–15.
Published: 01 August 1998
... to understand modernity. hamad challenges us to consider “genesis amnesia” in Capitalism, “a mode of life” (Marx) constitutes all modern European historiography. Underpinning this that has come to mark that epochal break from the re-reading of “modernity” (typically constructed as past, qualities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 17–29.
Published: 01 May 2005
... one, it is compounded in the missions); the political uses of mourning; the context of our inquiry by the further question effects of absence and amnesia; and the power of whether traumatic memory functions in the of countermemories. same way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Wheeler, My Archaeological Mission , 81, 88 . 8. Hawkes, Mortimer Wheeler , 266–67 . 9. “Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro,” UNESCO, accessed March 6, 2017, whc.unesco.org/en/list/138 . For an illuminating discussion of Wheeler, see Kabir, Partition's Post-Amnesias , esp. 90–94...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 347–349.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and inquiry, mirroring Chapter two, “Orientalism’s Genesis Amnesia,” puts Orientalism, Persian scholars and travelers knew and this theory into practice and reveals an extensive archive learned about European history, culture, politics, science of material and many forgotten chapters of Iranian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 May 2005
... dazzling essay, comparative analyses of phenomena such as colo- “Orientalism’s Genesis Amnesia” (which should be nialism, capitalism, and modernity. From such dia- required reading for all students of orientalism), logues have emerged...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of transition author of both, Refik Halit (Karay), 1888 – 1965, within the Ottoman period, and finds that a was an Ottoman Turkish intellectual, writer/ combination of “amnesia and prohibition” sur- satirist, and editor who was remarkably prolific...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 123–127.
Published: 01 August 1997
... amnesia, people re- to foreign domination and cultural imperialism, often in invented pre-Islamic Iran as a lost utopia with Kayu- the context of nationalism or nation-building, and as an mars as a Persian prophet predating Adam, Mazdak as a effort to forge an “authentic” or indigenous identity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to understand the complex and violent intimacies that structured the millennial relationship among Muslims, Dalits, and Hindus on the subcontinent. Nayanika Mookherjee's essay investigates the “apparent amnesia” around the violent formation of Bangladesh in 1971 and the complex forms of silence and testimony...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 249–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
...- challenged “established frames of national and re- talist knowledge. gional area studies” (5), and exposed the need for Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi’s dazzling essay, comparative analyses of phenomena such as colo- “Orientalism’s Genesis Amnesia” (which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., “Multilingual Local,” and Orsini, “Whose Amnesia?” References Abdulwehab Abdulkadir Kemal . A Hand-List of ‘Ajemi Manuscripts of Shaykh Ṭalḥa Ja'far (c1853–1936): With Philological and Linguistic Notes . MA diss., University of Addis Ababa , 2007 . Alavi Seema , ed. The Eighteenth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 75–78.
Published: 01 May 2006
...- ory takes possession of itself” (120). We may cal knowing has always already crossed” (138). thus go beyond the “amnesia characteristic of Thus Ahmed’s writing is a work of memory that social action,” in which we repeat monolithically reorders our very...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 August 2013
... “beheaded.” page and amnesia, the author identifies the mean- The author’s desire for martyrdom is by no ing and the status of one’s life and death in rela- means an obsession with an eternal life in heaven tion to one’s attitudes toward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 97–100.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., Refashioning Iran: Oriental- many and the Ottoman Empire—wiping away the his- ism, Occidentalism and Historiography (New York: Palgrave, 2001); torical amnesia that surrounds this topic, at least on the and Stefan Tanaka, Japan’s Orient: Rendering Pasts into History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
... called this intellectual depen- surprisingly, are constructed in ways quite simi- dence of early European orientalists on native lar to how ethnic divisions, with which religions Asian scholars “Orientalism’s genesis amnesia.”25 often overlap, are constructed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of experiences of war have been part of her child- Segall identity. Melancholy is generally conceived as a hood, and the amnesia about these events cre- failure to come to terms with the grief...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social 8Bayly, Empire and Information, ix. Communication in India, 1780-1870 (Cambridge: Cam- 9For a similar case study, see Ruth Ginio, “Colonial bridge University Press, 1996), 91-93; and William Dal- Memory, Colonial Amnesia: The Tirailleurs Sénégalais in rymple...