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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Michael Rubin © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 The Telegraph and Frontier Politics: Modernization and the Demarcation of Iran’s Borders Michael Rubin In the mid-19th century, the power of the Iranian theoretical, for the Shah...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ian Bedford The modern nation-state has a national space and national borders. Yet borders are not always for defense. In Pakistan, since 2001, and from as far back as the 1980s, the premise (or implied threat) of unsecured borders on the North-West Frontier has become an unadmitted aspect of state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2018
... associated with the newly imposed border. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Partition crime state postcolonial criminal tribe borders References Balasubrahmanyan Suchitra . “ Partition and Gujarat: The Tangled Web of Religious, Caste, Community and Gender Identities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 389–406.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Hasan H. Karrar Abstract This article asks, (1) Why did Afiyatabad, a nondescript bazaar along the Pakistan-China border, emerge along an uninhabited stretch of the Karakoram highway?, and (2) How did Afiyatabad adapt—through bazaar infrastructure, local capital investment, and labor migration...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 August 2011
...John Tofik Karam George W. Bush hardly finished his declaration of war on terror when the U.S. government turned its attention toward a trinational region where Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay meet, called the triple frontera (Triple Border, in Spanish) and the tríplice fronteira (in Portuguese...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 225–232.
Published: 01 August 2007
... States the urgency to this question. evenmore is there ofIran, discussions the in whenmuchatstake so is atime At borders? ing shift- onthese scholarship our position studies ofIranian how doweis, scholars my inquiry of heart atthe question world.The the and self ofthe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Farhana Ibrahim Abstract Studies on militarization and borders in South Asia often focus on zones of spectacular conflict, such as Kashmir, or partition violence in Punjab. This article examines the production of everyday policing in a zone of high surveillance that is not a conventional military...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Leila Ahmed Duke University Press 2006 A Border Passage: From Cairo to America — a Woman’s Journey Leila Ahmed will read two selections from my book A Border Passage: From Cairo to America — a Woman’s Journey, one from the very beginning, to give a sense of the book’s...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 7. Children in Leh learning Hindi. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). Figure 7. Children in Leh learning Hindi. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 1. Stills from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). Figure 1. Stills from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 6. A snowblower being used to maintain mountain roads. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). Figure 6. A snowblower being used to maintain mountain roads. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 4. Map showing the road built under Project Beacon in 1960 by the Border Roads Organization, going from Srinagar to Kargil and then to Leh. Map reflects current lines of control. Figure by the author. Figure 4. Map showing the road built under Project Beacon in 1960 by the Border Roads More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sahana Ghosh Abstract India imposes an increasingly militarized border security agenda along its officially “friendly” border with Bangladesh with a range of preemptive practices to control the illegal movement of people and goods. Focusing ethnographic attention on everyday mobility, I view the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Figure 7. Children in Leh learning Hindi. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). Figure 7. Children in Leh learning Hindi. Still from Border Roads (dir. P. B. Pendharkar, 1965). ...
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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): 512–532.
Published: 01 December 2010
... border crossing constituted a major point of contention between the Ottoman Empire and Safavid and Qajar Iran. One of the most persistent religio-economic activities of Middle Eastern history, corpse traffic continued almost unabated until the emergence of cholera as a global health threat. The emergence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 574–582.
Published: 01 December 2010
... exuded a heterogeneous, cosmopolitan character that blurred public borders in terms of class hierarchies and gendered, linguistic, and ethnic boundaries, and threatened an emerging Turkish cultural order. Both the narratives of American jazz exceptionalism and a predominant 1930s-centric Turkish...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Iranian border town of Dozdab/Zahedan as a nodal point. The article explores two interrelated issues. First, it looks at the role of British strategic interests in shaping infrastructural development, which significantly influenced the direction and kind of movement promoted in the borderlands. Second...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., excepting the Ottoman Empire. Even in the case of the Ottoman Empire, the study of the cross-border link has been limited to the nonreciprocal impact that the movement for change and reform in the Ottoman Empire had on late-nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century Iran, with no reference to the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
... boldness of its syntax result in creating a cinematic disquisition about a heterogeneous Arab national identity tested in the homeland by arbitrary postcolonial border, ethnic, racial, and religious divides and reconciled in exile by the reality of alienation and displacement. Duke University Press 2010...