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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 August 1996
... of Area Studies Associations, Prospects for Faculty in Area Studies (Stanford, CA: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies): 1 –18. Berger , Mark. T. 1995 . Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and US Hegemony in the Americas 1898–1990 (Bloomington, IN: Indiana...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Amal N. Ghazal The area studies model is an impediment to the historical analysis of linkages and connections not governed by its geographical and conceptual boundaries. Its shortcomings are even more pronounced in the historiography of the modern period, when interactions and exchanges between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 580–590.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ato Quayson © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 , , s s Introduction: Area Studies, Diaspora Studies, gogie...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 591–600.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Nalini Natarajan © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 South Asian Area Studies in Transatlantic Dialogue Nalini Natarajan he following essay reflects my engagement with South Asian area studies as an out- sider to the field, for I am primarily a literary critic.1 I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (2013) 33 (3): 260–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Asef Bayat Bayat’s essay examines the divide between area studies and the social science disciplines. A truly productive engagement with and critical reflection on the social sciences, Bayat argues, is possible only by intimate area knowledge, wide perspectives, a comparative lens, and a search for...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Alfalfa field in the Al Kharj area, labeled “Water in the desert, Khafs Dugarah, Saudi Arabia,” slide photograph from SU professor's visit in the 1950s. Source: George Cressey Papers, University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries ( slide More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
... history and the discursive bounds of area and (post)colonial studies. More recently—and ostensibly as part of a larger turn away from area studies toward comparative, transcultural, transregional, and global studies—the burgeoning field of Mediterranean studies has put this resurgent category into massive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mrinalini Sinha This essay responds to the mission statement of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East and considers the place of region in the contemporary postnational and post-area studies moment of scholarship. In particular, it examines the possibilities of leveraging...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 492–501.
Published: 01 December 2012
... areas in East India including Bangladesh, where Bangla is the official language. Here the history of a popular song, “Tuni’r Ma,” is used to exemplify the holistic understanding of the dynamics involved in the process of cultural reconciliation. The song leads to a discussion of aesthetics and gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 584–590.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Isabel Hofmeyr Within the academy, as transnational and oceanic forms of analysis become more prominent, the Indian Ocean attracts attention, especially as a domain that offers rich possibilities for working beyond the templates of the nation-state and area studies. The Indian Ocean makes visible a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2011
... writing in print and on the Internet, conferences, and public occasions—to be a rediscovery. The article focuses on two areas, namely, the accentuation of Arabness and the concurrent identification of Arabs as a link in what some see as a global chain of political extremism. I delve into these areas by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Mikiya Koyagi Abstract This article examines the making and unmaking of an infrastructural system in the Indo-Iranian borderlands, an area that is often overlooked in an area studies paradigm. In particular, it focuses on the infrastructural network that developed following World War I with the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 May 2016
... theoretical directions that the book opens up, specifically as these may enrich interdisciplinary conversations in African studies. Of particular concern is the possibility of moving beyond postcolonial theory's founding critique of area studies scholarship. Beyond theory's critique of the geopolitics of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 135–146.
Published: 01 May 2014
... relations in rural areas altered both the status of different social groups and the contours of local administration in an Ottoman provincial setting. It aims to show that the new rural-urban dynamics not only shaped the political alliances and the workings of state, but also set stage for the Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 160–175.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in Kurdistan and establish a rationalized tax system in the area. The article demonstrates the complex interplay of economic motives, spatio-geographic reasoning, and cultural politics at the level of central and local state elites in their encroachment over the lands of the Kurdish emirs. This...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 December 2014
... areas created new patterns of leisure and recreation that put into practice the bourgeois habitus. Finally, she examines the gendered dimensions of automobility as women who took the wheel traversed boundaries both social and geographical. The essay explores how automobilities in mandate-era Lebanon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Radhika Govindrajan The translocation of captured monkeys from lowlands to rural hill areas in the Central Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has become an incendiary social and political issue over the last five years. This essay asks what the recent outpouring of intense emotions and arguments around...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... implications for the closedness and fixity of the traditional area studies paradigm, which, Green contends, doesn’t help us meet the challenge and possibilities provided by the emergence of these new forms of history writing. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Middle East Indian Ocean Mediterranean...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 438–450.
Published: 01 December 2015
... speculative conditions and to control the supply of land in the market. Even though they can receive a very good price for their land, they show no urgency to sell it. As a consequence, the state's plan to urbanize a given area, to create a stable arrangement of clear property titles, and to control land...