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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth R. Alexandrin Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam: An Architectural Reading of Mystical Ideas Samer Akkach Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005 288 pp., $80.00 (cloth), $25.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kyle T. Evered Architecture in Translation: Germany, Turkey, and the Modern House Akcan Esra Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 xiv + 392 pp. , $89.95 ( cloth ), $24.95 ( paper ) © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Nation Writ Small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shriya Sridharan IIndigenous Modernities: Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism Jyoti Hosagrahar New York: Routledge, 2005 xiii, 234 pp., $47.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
... : Harvard University Press , 2010 . Zalzal Marie Rose . “ Secularism and Personal Status Codes in Lebanon: Interview with Marie Rose Zalzal, Esquire .” Middle East Report no. 203 ( 1997 ): 37 – 39 . Sex and Sectarianism The Legal Architecture of Lebanese Citizenship Maya Mikdashi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... relationship to the past is mediated through architecture—as professional practice, as physical object, but also as metaphor for thought. Arguing that public history projects in the country evince a “will to architecture”—the desire to erect a stable edifice in the face of a vertiginous historicity—it then...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian R. Prange The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port Um Nancy Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2009 xiii + 270 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $30.00 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Merchant Houses of Mocha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2016) 36 (3): 384–397.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., conceived and erected architectural edifices from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1930s. In a typically nineteenth-century eclectic style, each aimed to appeal to a (differing) notion of the Persianate and, thus, to revive the grandeur of antique Iran at the service of divergent ideologies. © 2016 by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Reem Alissa This article highlights the role of oil as an agent of political, social, and cultural change at the level of the everyday urban experience by introducing the company town as a modern architectural and urban prototype that has been largely neglected in the study of the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sudipta Kaviraj Social science theory, the concepts and argumentative architecture through which scholars make sense of the vast processes of modernity—industrialization, étatisation, secularity, individuation—generated the first wave of theoretical concepts in the crucible of European history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 December 2014
... municipal trash collectors and the other citizens informally managing garbage in the home, community, and garbage dump are called upon to serve as the backbone of the city’s waste collection and disposal architecture. The material relations between infrastructure and labor are probed for what they reveal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 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 of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 134.
Published: 01 May 2013
... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 contributors Reem Alissa is an architect, landscape architect, urban Mona Damluji is a doctoral candidate in architecture designer, and academic. She received a bachelor’s and at the University of California...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 365–376.
Published: 01 August 2018
... : Paradigm Publishers , 2012 . Hart Keith . “ How the Informal Economy Took over the World .” In Informal Market Worlds Reader: The Architecture of Economic Pressure , edited by Moerten-boeck Peter Mooshammer Helge Cruz Teddy Forman-Barzilai Fonna , 33...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Lagos .” New Yorker , November 13 , 2006 . Rao Vyjayanthi de Boeck Filip Simone Abdou Maliq . “ Urbanism beyond Architecture: African Cities as Infrastructure .” In African Cities Reader , vol. 1 , edited by Edjabe Ntone Peterse Edgar , 23 – 40 . January 1 , 2009...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2016) 36 (3): 505–506.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the Studio (Reaktion Delhi, completing the project titled “Plural Identities Books, 2014); Persian Kingship and Architecture: Strate- of Muslims in Old-Delhi in the Nineteenth Century,” gies of Power in Iran from the Achaemenids to the Pahlavis, and has been a research fellow at the Social Science...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... forms of erasure, refusal, remembrance, and forgetting embedded in the idea of Pakistan, whose violent founding continues to structure the psychic life of the subcontinent. Chris Moffat addresses the material manifestations of the past through architectural public history, or how the “will to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Disorientations: A Society in 16. Richard Dennis, Cities in Modernity: Rep- lane, “Town Planning in Kuwait,” Architectural Flux, Kuwait in the 1950s (Reading, UK: Ithaca resentations and Productions of Metropolitan Design, October 1953, 272. Press, 1993), 35. Space, 1840–1930 (Cambridge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and the old urban settlements that became the cen- tral places of oil-­producing countries in the following decades. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this collection of essays identifies urban milieus as the criti- cal nodes of the architecture of early oil life. The milieus are explored...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 270–272.
Published: 01 May 2012
... shifts in the Global South. Morteza Mirgholami is an assistant professor in Ali F. ˙I ˘g m e n is an assistant professor of Central urban design at the Faculty of Architecture and Asian history and the director of the Oral His- Urbanism, Tabriz Islamic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Spaces “Women’s Public and Stories article Her Berlin. in gentrification gender, and architecture, and cinema; American in place and gender, borders, Germany; East former the in culture and architecture, space, public oncinematic articles published Shehas mouth. Dart...