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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 106–127.
Published: 01 August 2003
...LITAL LEVY Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Exchanging Words: Thematizations of Translation in Arabic Writing from Israel1 LITAL LEVY When two languages meet, one of them is necessarily linked to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2005) 25 (2): 439–449.
Published: 01 August 2005
... n h raino Modernity of Creation the and Globalization for Precedence Journals: Literary-Scientific Arabic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Malek Khouri Forget Baghdad: Jews and Arabs—the Iraqi Connection (2002), a film by the son of an Iraqi political exile living in Europe, was broadcast several times on prime-time television on the most popular Arab satellite television news channel, Al-Jazeera. As part of a budding new Arab cinema...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp Many Arab immigrants came to the Americas—the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina (to name only a few countries)—primarily with the intent to make money quickly and return home. Their enduring presence, however, is marked by ambiguous categorizations of Arabs in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 459–466.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ronen Yitzhak King `Abdallah's political ambitions in Palestine—the annexation of Palestine to Transjordan under his rule—and his wish to send his army (the Arab Legion) to realize these ambitions, worried leaders of Arab countries. In an attempt to prevent King `Abdallah from realizing this goal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Walid El Khachab Sufis' theory of ghorba (estrangement or exile) underlies here a reflection on exile in contemporary Arab cultures. Hence Ibn al-Arabi's speculations on ghorba in Al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya shed a new light on Arjun Appadurai's notion of “ethnoscape.” The Sufi concept of ghorba paves...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sumit K. Mandal This article explores how Arabness has been rediscovered in the Malay world—in this instance Indonesia and Malaysia and, to some extent, Singapore—from the early 1990s to the present. Arabs, mostly of Hadhrami descent, are an intimate part of local culture, given the shared faith of...
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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 May 2017) 37 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Ahmad Dallal Available evidence suggests that the crisis of the humanities is more critical in the Arab world than it is in the West. This article provides a provisional sketch of the state of arts and humanities scholarship within university settings in the Arab world. The article also examines...
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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
... 1950s, under the rubric of Arab nationalism, students saw Arab solidarity as the key to overturning repression in all its forms, including those perpetrated by the AUB administration. Starting in 1968, students believed the Palestinian fedayeen represented a spirit that would catalyze a wholesale...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 404–415.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Christoph Schumann In the intellectual history of the Arab world, there is a remarkable dearth of literature on liberal thought. In comparison, nationalism and Islamism have attracted much more attention and molded our image of the Middle East. This essay takes a new look at liberal thought by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 334–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Sanjay Joshi Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution, Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Arab Middle Class Keith David Watenpaugh Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006 xi + 325 pp., $35.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 342–343.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Karen Grumberg In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination Gil Z. Hochberg Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007 192 pp., $35.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 231–250.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Martin Slama; Johann Heiss This introductory article discusses comparative approaches and research topics explored by contributors to the issue’s special section “Comparing Arab Diasporas.” The article reassesses debates about early meanings of the term diaspora that reveal the potentials of...
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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
...). My article traces how border residents of Muslim Lebanese origins responded to this post-9/11 U.S. counterterrorist encompassment. I suggest that Arabs publicly mobilized through three media- and state-sponsored initiatives that sought to combat U.S.-derived suspicions. Beginning in September 2001...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 372–380.
Published: 01 August 2011
... combined with additional input from sociocultural anthropology’s theorizing. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Diaspora and “Arabness”: Limits and Potentials for Critical Analysis Maria Six-­Hohenbalken...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2011) 31 (3): 644–657.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Laura C. Robson Scholars have situated Najib ‘Azuri’s famous book Le reveil de la nation arabe (1905) primarily within the context of two major historiographical debates: the origins of Arab nationalism and the beginnings of an Arab-Jewish conflict in twentieth-century Palestine. Both these...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2011
... E Memory and Ideology in Turkey to and the Arab World t...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 391–407.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Mary-Jane Deeb The 99 superhero comics were first published in 2006 by Teshkeel Comics, a division of the Teshkeel media group, in Kuwait. Deeb’s essay covers this comics phenomenon within the context of contemporary Arab society. It analyzes the importance of the historical framework within which...