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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to the Chinese people's assiduous adherence to law and system, or qanun . This account of China reflects the importance of cross-border trade, the military, and Muslim Chinese communities as sites of encounter between the Islamic world and the Chinese state. The text's rhetorical strategy of emphasizing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 389–406.
Published: 01 December 2019
... assemblages such as economic corridors are moving capital between increasingly distant nodes, in the process leaving places such as Afiyatabad behind. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Belt and Road Initiative China Pakistan Economic Corridor New Silk Road border markets border trade...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 407–419.
Published: 01 December 2019
... with the author, Mumbai, India, September 13, 2011. 47. Bradbury, Menkhaus, and Marchal, Human Development Report Somalia 2001 . 48. See Hagmann, “From State Collapse,” 528 . 49. Menkhaus, Somalia: State Collapse , 51 . For an extensive study of Somalia's cross-border trade and informal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., and invariant. 24 In her thorough and well-documented account of the use of commercial practices, she disputes the claim that the law merchant was needed “in order to permit cross-border trade which would otherwise have been impossible,” 25 citing four features of premodern history that suggest otherwise...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Sikhs were invaluable components of the infrastructural system that stimulated the postwar Indo-Iranian trade boom. Nevertheless, their ability to circulate goods and ideas across borders generated apprehensions among state authorities. Thus, when the precarious balance of power collapsed in the 1930s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 August 2020
... In a nutshell, the particularities of small fragmented principalities and larger empires led to the creation of legal fictions necessary to facilitate trade and commerce that traveled across borders without difficulty (or at least, without much difficulty). This introduction emerges out of a workshop...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 88–98.
Published: 01 August 2001
... by a very aggressive form of racism.”9 in certain economic and legal arenas, for example, by the Frederic Jameson articulates this principle of globaliza- World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Mone- tion’s role in producing nationalisms in terms of a negative tary Fund (IMF), and the World...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of contemporary carceral-like border regimes at sea—not to mention the Atlantic slave trade encapsulated in this section by Laleh Khalili's captivating essay on the slave ship Zong —one can also clearly see that the roots and routes of maritime capitalism also lie in violence. 6 Indeed, one could argue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2023
... was an important trading post along the trans-Himalayan trading and pilgrimage routes between south and central Asia at one end and western and central Tibet on the other, which had existed since the first millennium CE. 39 In 1949, when the borders between Ladakh and central Asia were formally closed, this put...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... different communities have changed dramatically, in both scale and scope. In the region loosely defined as the Middle East, the problem is further compounded by the collapse of the Ottoman order and the erection of state borders. The framework of methodological nationalism tied to those borders has been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., in fact, are a route from Scythia (the Roman term for talking about trade, and diplomacy, with Tran- Caucasia) that passes a range bordering a sea soxiana and Iran, and the Roman sources are (either the Caucasus Mountains or the Elburz concerned with trying to enter into some...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Balangingi ; Tagliacozzo, Secret Trades, Porous Borders . 21. Warren, Sulu Zone . 22. Butcher and Dick, Rise and Fall of Revenue Farming . 23. Sasges, Imperial Intoxication . 24. Goscha, Thailand and the Southeast Asian Networks . 25. Lentz, “Mobilizing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 378–388.
Published: 01 December 2021
... on Paulina Ochoa Espejo's arguments on the significance of borders in making place to interpret Azad here. Ochoa Espejo, On Borders . 74. Prange, Monsoon Islam ; Hussain, Rehla of Ibn Battuta ; B. Rao, “Images of Trade and Traders in Tulu Folklore” ; Green, Bombay Islam ; Bose...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 December 2019
... for the movement of goods, some of which are also legally traded. 16 Popular and scholarly accounts plot a linear historical movement from porosity toward closure of this border, evidenced by a growing border security apparatus of which the Indian border fence is the most visible epitome. 17 The opening...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and financial contribution, however, was the road. In 1959 the Bhutanese government asked the Indian government to build the proposed road (a task that was given to the BRO) from Phuentsholing near the Indian border, to Paro, facilitating trade and development. In 1960 construction began, and lasted for two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Laura . “ Colonial Archives and the Arts of Governance .” Archival Science 2 ( 2002 ): 87 – 109 . Tagliacozzo Eric . Secret Trades, Porous Borders: Smuggling and States along a Southeast Asian Frontier, 1865 – 1915 . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2005 . Talbot Ian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 248–255.
Published: 01 August 2020
... tradition of activism, in particular trade union activism around the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) and protests in the southern part of the country, such as the one that led to the ousting of dictator Ben Ali in 2011. Through a discussion of diachronic forms of racialization, the article suggests...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 178–190.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Press ment of trading positions on the Gold Coast of West Africa, where French merchants loaded where French merchants ofWest Africa, Coast Gold...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 135–147.
Published: 01 May 2024
... surged by 10 percent in the 1990s; it more than tripled by 2014, when it surpassed the analogous measures for the United States and China. 56 Overseas trade increased as a contributor to national wealth around the world. World Bank national accounts data show that global cross-border trade increased...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 384–396.
Published: 01 August 2007
... by eastern Iranian dialects. There man desert to the east of Bam and the Besha- are two branches of northern (Sarhadi) and gard mountains and to the western borders of southern (Makrani) Baluch. The Iranian Ba- Gulf Persian the Role in The Baluch the Sind and Punjab provinces...