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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Kristin V. Monroe Based on newspaper resources from Lebanon’s French mandate period (1920–46), Monroe’s essay offers a new perspective to a developing global historiography of automobility by considering, in a provisional way and primarily as a basis for further research, how the driving of cars...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... spotted with bouquets of high rises. Instead of developing around one central core in a contiguous manner, Riyadh grew around the massive usage of cars. Why and how did the suburbanization of Riyadh happen? How did Saudi automobility become the overwhelming social and political structure it is now...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 116–130.
Published: 01 May 2019
...On Barak Abstract Anwar Sadat's “open door” policy involved the forceful promotion of an American-inspired car society. This essay traces the development of Egypt's motorscape by recounting the first eight decades of automobility in Egypt. Focusing on the 1970s, it suggests that the increasing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Simon Jackson Abstract This essay introduces a special section dedicated to examining the history and culture of automobility, considering a quartet of essays on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya and Algeria, and Syria. Jumping off from the work of Palestinian artist Jumana Manna to examine the motor...
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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
... automobility across Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, and Syria to address the relationship between the ubiquity of car cultures and their attendant and powerful transformation of sense and sensibility. On Barak's piece focuses on the uncertain outcomes of Anwar Sadat's policy of Infitah (or Open Door...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and cultural politics in the Middle East is only beginning to be written. Most academic works on the topic of Middle Eastern automobility deal with the diverse uses of motor cars in contemporary societies, but rarely add a historical analysis of how this automobility came to be. 7 In other words...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
... components include the expertise of those who monitor and repair them, the labor of those who build and maintain them, and the very sociality of those who use them. In her essay on automobility and citizenship Kristin Monroe explores another human-­material interaction, and another mode of...