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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi Abstract Drawing from histories of art and architecture, urbanism and planning, landscape, infrastructure, and media, this themed section is premised upon framing architecture beyond the terms of aesthetics or technology toward its agency as a form of knowledge. In this...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and continue to be. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Sex and Sectarianism The Legal Architecture of Lebanese Citizenship Maya Mikdashi n 24 June 1988 a Lebanese Catholic Melkite man and a Sunni Muslim Lebanese woman were married in the Melkite Catholic Church...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 4. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. House exterior. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 4. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. House More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 7. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Artists' books. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 7. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Artists More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 6. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Archived materials. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 6. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Archived More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 8. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Announcements and pamphlets. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 8. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014 More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 9. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Interior court. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 9. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Interior More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 5. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Reading room. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 5. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Reading room More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Rachel Lee Abstract Drawing on experiences of researching India's architectural history, this article explores the affect generated by architectural archives as a source of knowledge. It traces the affective life of the archives and practices of a singular historical figure: Otto Koenigsberger, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kishwar Rizvi Abstract The afterword to the special section “Architecture as a Form of Knowledge” considers the effect of transnational religious and commercial networks in transforming urban histories in Pakistan, with a focus on Karachi. The essay discusses the renovations of the shrine of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Farhan Karim Abstract As political questions behind Pakistan's emergence distilled themselves into aesthetic questions of how to represent a country without a past, the debate erupted through the spatial practices determining the form and architectural character of the nation's two capitols...
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Figure 1. Architectural Archives of University of Pennsylvania. Photo by the author, 2014. Figure 1. Architectural Archives of University of Pennsylvania. Photo by the author, 2014. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anooradha Siddiqi Abstract What are the politics of ephemerality? In the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees establishment at Dadaab, Kenya, a massive complex of refugee camps near the border of Somalia, the visual and architectural terms of ephemerality—a permanent impermanence—transform...