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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2004) 24 (2): 83–96.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Janet Gyatso Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 - The Authority of Empiricism and the Empiricism of Authority: Medicine and Buddhism in Tibet on the Eve of Modernity...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 2. Prayer break at Guddu Film Archive. Photograph by the author, 2012. Figure 2. Prayer break at Guddu Film Archive. Photograph by the author, 2012. More
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 5. The visitor's entrance to Nizwa Fort. Photograph by the author. Figure 5. The visitor's entrance to Nizwa Fort. Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
... local and regional conceptions and concerns. By drawing on the theoretical models offered by Judith Butler and Saba Mahmood, this article analyzes the processes of pious subject cultivation as well as the construction of religious authority through illustrated children’s books. It demonstrates how the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 May 2004
...James Mcdougall Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 The Shabiba Islamiyya of Algiers: Education, Authority, and Colonial Control, 1921-57 JAMES MCDOUGALL Ronald Robinson’s “excentric” theory of imperial Robinson has less to say about colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 330–343.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1999) 19 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Lungisile Ntsebeza © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Democratization and Traditional Authorities in the New South Mica Lungisile Ntsebeza Introduction cerned, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 411–424.
Published: 01 August 2011
... over autobiography, scholarship, and the limits of authenticity and authority. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Autobiography and Authority in the Writings of the Iranian Diaspora Amy Motlagh I never intended my Iranian odyssey as a search for self, but a very different me...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the recent Sikh past is reflected in the works of Ratan Singh Bhangu, the author of the hagiographic work Gur Panth Prakash , and Ram Sukh Rao, the court historian of the Sikh kingdom of Kapurthala. The works on these Punjabi authors reveal anxieties about how the recent past would be recorded and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 476–496.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins Stamatopoulou-Robbins’s essay begins with an unlikely meeting between two groups—Israeli settlers and Palestinian village residents—who together opposed construction of a Palestinian Authority–run landfill in the central West Bank. Attention to this 2013 moment of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islam have such a perception about the Prophet's authority. The Prophet's rule in Medina was the result of a social contract. As for the full implementation of Sharia law, if governance is not defined and sanctioned by divine authority, then Sharia too, which is in part social regulations and laws...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 498–505.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Laetitia Nanquette Writers of Iranian origin who compose in French have published a fair number of novels in France since the beginning of the 1990s. This article analyzes the genre specificity of novels by Franco-Iranian authors and the challenges that the inevitable influence of the French...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 360–377.
Published: 01 December 2013
... unidirectional or confined to leftists, and it came to epitomize the arbitrariness of imperial authority. It was part of a larger process that created divisions and solidarities at the same time. Roy and Zachariah’s essay traces the new divides and solidarities that the case facilitated and its impact on a wider...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Milind Wakankar Wakankar’s article assesses the recent book by Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai, The Cracked Mirror. The authors, Wakankar contends, supply concepts by which Dalits, formerly known as the “untouchable” caste, can choose to live. Anger, humiliation, snobbery—such concepts make up what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2016) 36 (2): 246–255.
Published: 01 August 2016
... reform through the idea of Muslim unity. However, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad's religious authority was charismatic: he was not only recognized as a mujaddid (renewer) but also claimed to be the masih-i-mawud (promised messiah). This article analyzes the arguments through which Iqbal denounced Mirza Ghulam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2017) 37 (1): 103–112.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and teach about the Middle East. Lila Abu-Lughod, a member of the journal's editorial board, recently talked with the authors about the dynamics of the field. The book's final chapter examines the movement among anthropologists in support of a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. Just after the...
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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
... authoritarianism at an earlier stage. In the empirical part of this essay, I analyze four autobiographies of former radical nationalist activists from Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. Although the authors still identify themselves as nationalists, they derived a more liberal outlook by reviewing their concrete...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 556–572.
Published: 01 December 2009
... polity. This new political dispensation, which the author calls the “Second Empire,” came to be remembered retrospectively as a corrupt version of the patrimonial empire that it had replaced mainly because its history was produced by the Ottoman New Order that destroyed the political structures of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 August 2010
... positive constructive or negative restrictive role in the nation-building project. In this context some authors perceive NGOs as a socially divisive force leading to the segmentation of the national movement, obliteration of the class struggle, and fragmentation of the social fabric, while others welcome...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Carl W. Ernst The Mogul court poet Fayzi (AD 1547–95) is credited with the composition of the Shariq al-ma`rifa , a Persian text offering an interpretation of Indian philosophy drawing on Sufi and Neoplatonic (Illuminationist) terms and categories. This article examines how the author subordinates...