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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and 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 (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 (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 (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 (2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of 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 (2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... l'automobile en Syrie et au Liban (1936) ( Memo on the Automobile Trade in Syria and Lebanon [1936] ). 8. Blecher, “Desert Medicine,” 256 . 7. Two counterexamples that bring historical depth to the study of automobility in the Middle East are Tignor, “In the Grip of Politics,” and Ménoret...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., “A House Is More Than a House,” 612 ; also see Jain, “Gods in the Time of Automobility.” 13. See Sperber and Hern, “Pentecostal Identity and Citizen Engagement.” 14. A similar structure has been erected in Brazil under the auspices of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (see...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
... sociality of those who use them. In her essay on automobility and citizenship Kristin Monroe explores another human-­material interaction, and another mode of politics, in the infrastructure of roads and au- tomobile travel in interwar Lebanon. The French authorities aspired to build Lebanon...