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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Audrey Truschke This article presents the first in-depth textual analysis of the Razmnamah ( Book of War ), the Persian translation of the Mahabharata sponsored by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late sixteenth century. I argue that the Razmnamah was a central literary work in the Mughal court...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 582–583.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael H. Fisher India Traders of the Middle Ages: Documents from the Cairo Geniza (“India Book”) S. D. Goitein and Mordechai A. Friedman Leiden: Brill, 2008 xxxii + 918 pp., $336.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 India Traders of the Middle Ages...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 128–130.
Published: 01 August 1997
... currency, selling off parastatals, reducing government Book Review expenditure on education and health care, eliminating subsidies for staple foods, and cutting the government...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Gail Minault Tariq Rahman. Language and Politics in Pakistan . Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1996. 320 pp. No price listed, cloth. © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Book Review Tariq Rahman. Language and Politics in Pakistan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 64–66.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Baba Femi Badejo PAKISTAN UNDER BHUTTO 1971–1977. By SHAHID JAVID BURKI. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. xi, 245pp. Tables, Selected Bibliography, Index. Copyright Regents of the University of California 1981 Book Review...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 3. Veteran migrant rights activist Philippe Tancelin reads from his book Les tiers idées while three Athenians hold up photographs of members of the theater troupe Al Assifa (from left to right, Tancelin, Geneviève Clancy, and Mohamed “Mokhtar” Bachiri). Stage-right a television set More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 310–322.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Christopher M. Murphy This study examines five children’s books produced in Soviet Central Asia and the Crimea between 1926 and 1932. While stemming from pre-Soviet intellectual movements among Muslims in the Russian Empire, these books represent a new kind of product that was created for children...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Zeina Maasri Abstract Shedding light on the postcolonial Arabic book, this article expands the literary and art historical fields of inquiry by bringing into play the translocal design and visual economy of modern art books. It is focused on the short-lived Silsilat al-Nafa'is (Precious Books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Torsten Janson This study analyzes Islamic children’s picture books that were originally produced as a means of religious socialization for Muslim communities in Britain but today are created for a global Islamic market. Particular attention is devoted to the visual norms of the books produced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Edith Szanto Szanto’s study examines a collection of Twelver Shi’i children’s books from the Syrian shrine-town of Sayyida Zaynab. As there are few Twelver Shi’is and Shi’i publishers in Syria, the Shi’i children’s books are imported from Lebanon, Iraq, and Iran. As a result, they reflect both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 391–407.
Published: 01 August 2012
... protagonists to the problems faced by youth in the Arab world today. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The 99: Superhero Comic Books from the Arab World Mary- Jane Deeb n the Kuwaiti media company Teshkeel Media Group (TMG) was established. It would revolutionize...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 278–280.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Nesta Ramazani Marjane Satrapi. Trans. Mattias Ripa and Blake Ferris. New York: Pantheon Books, 2003. Pp. 160. Azar Nafisi. New York: Random House, 2003. Pp. 384. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall “Melancholy Ties: Intergenerational Loss and Exile in Persepolis ” analyzes the way in which collective loss is represented in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis books. Unlike the spectacular, violent, media images of the Middle East, which detach the Western spectator from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 103–112.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lara Deeb; Jessica Winegar In their recent book, Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2016), Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar provide the first academic study of how political and economic pressures shape the way scholars based in the United States research...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
...). Sabalsingh Chauhan's seventeenth-century Mahabharat is a bhakti (devotional) retelling of the Mahabharata epic. In the prologue of the sixteenth book of his Mahabharat , Chauhan describes himself performing his poem in Delhi before Aurangzeb and a king named Mitrasen. He also praises Mitrasen in the prologue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Gregory Mann Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945–1960 is, as its author Frederick Cooper tells us, a book about politics. It is equally a book about process. Both the politics and the process prove remarkably fluid, and restoring that fluidity to what has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 604–610.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Dane Kennedy Kennedy’s “The Means and Ends of Empires” offers a commentary on Julian Go’s stimulating comparative study of the British and American empires, Patterns of Empire . It argues that Go’s book is strongest in its analysis of the means by which the United States forged an empire, providing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 369–375.
Published: 01 August 2015
...James R. Brennan As a response to Isabel Hofmeyr's book Gandhi's Printing Press , this essay examines Indian diasporic print culture, in order to both appreciate the magnitude of Hofmeyr's contribution and to challenge some of the book's generalizations. It considers the wider political economy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 361–368.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Juned Shaikh In The Calling of History Dipesh Chakrabarty develops themes he explored in his iconic book Provincializing Europe . That book was passionate and playful, radical and frustrating at the same time, because the promise of decentering Europe was tempered by the realization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 678–681.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Rudolph T. Ware, III In this essay, Ware contributes to the Kitabkhana discussion of his book, The Walking Qur'an . The essays in the book forum, he writes, open onto questions of historiography and philosophy, theology and epistemology. Ware responds to these various approaches, defining his...