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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Radhika Govindrajan The translocation of captured monkeys from lowlands to rural hill areas in the Central Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has become an incendiary social and political issue over the last five years. This essay asks what the recent outpouring of intense emotions and arguments around...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Michael O. West © 1994: South Asia Bulletin 1994 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XIV No. 2 ( 1994) Indians, India, and Race and Nationalism in British Central Africa Michael 0.West If the country was to be maintained as a white of east, southern and central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 14–24.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Stephen Rockel © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Wage Labor and the Culture of Porterage in Nineteenth Century Tanzania: The Central Caravan Routes’ Stephen Rockel The historiography of labor in sub-Saharan Af- Hence...
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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 (2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Kaveh Louis Hemmat The Khatay'namah , or Book of China , a description of Chinese government and society in the mid-Ming period, written by a Central Asian merchant and presented to the Ottoman court in 1516, is evidence that the advent of more rationalized, centralized, and bureaucratic forms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Arash Khazeni This essay examines the environmental history of the Afghan frontier city of Balkh and its decline in the Central Eurasian caravan trade in the early nineteenth century. Situated on the frontier between the steppe and the sown, with the Hindu Kush to the south and the Oxus River...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 396–411.
Published: 01 August 2018
... production—primarily steel and aluminum as well as coal and water. In this article, Damodaran and Padel examine the mining operations in Central India where Vedanta Resources, a corporation that has become symbolic of neoliberal capitalism in India today, brings huge new foreign investments in to exploit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 478–482.
Published: 01 December 2020
... a more capacious view of records produced and preserved by the Uzbek khanates (roughly from the 1750s to the 1860s), an engagement with Central Asian history allows us to inscribe banditry into the complex, at times puzzling, texture of pre-Westphalian forms of sovereignty, and, in so doing, help us...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 455–468.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Trishula Patel Abstract “Africa weaves a magic spell around even a temporary visitor,” wrote the former Indian high commissioner to East and Central Africa, Apa Pant, in 1987, echoing the allure that the continent had over him and other fellow Indian diplomats. But the diplomatic roles of men like...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 117–132.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Tuska Benes Comparative Linguistics as Ethnology: In Search of Indo-Germans in Central Asia, 1770–1830 TUSKA BENES On 11 January 1809, the German Orientalist Heinrich “Völkerbrücke aus Asia nach Europa” [bridge of na- Julius von Klaproth (1783–1835) returned to St. Peters- tions from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 163–180.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Will the Real Almásy Please Stand Up! Transporting Central European Orientalism via The English Patient EUGENE SENSENIG-DABBOUS Locating Austrian Orientalist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 554–566.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of CENTRAL ASIA AND Duke University Press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 331–342.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Martin Slama The article compares Hadhrami communities located in two different parts of Indonesia: Java, Indonesia’s central island, and rather peripheral Central and North Sulawesi. The comparisons generated the following results: in Sulawesi, regulations implemented by the Dutch colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
... twentieth century in the Caucasus and Central Asia was generally treated as an isolated, self-contained movement, confined within the geographic borders of Baku, Tbilisi, and Bukhara, or at most within the southern region of the czarist empire, Turkistan. The occasional reference to the cross-regional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 160–175.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in Kurdistan and establish a rationalized tax system in the area. The article demonstrates the complex interplay of economic motives, spatio-geographic reasoning, and cultural politics at the level of central and local state elites in their encroachment over the lands of the Kurdish emirs. This article focuses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jenny Rose This article provides a nuanced look at an eastern Iranian people whose contribution to both the material and ideological culture of the “Silk Road” is just beginning to come to light. The centrality of Sogdian involvement in trade with both China and India is evidenced from recently...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Khodadad Rezakhani The Silk Road is commonly used as a convenient blanket term to describe the many trade routes and points of contact that criss-crossed Central Asia. The term is generally overused, to the point that everything in the history of the region is conceptualized within the confines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
... was reimagined as that which dies, its physical death marking the future where Fanon’s new man was said to be found. The shahid’s choosing to die—as opposed to the colonized’s need to kill the colonizer—led to the revision of two central conclusions pertaining to the process of decolonization: the discussion...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 227–238.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., underwrote the Soviet approach to a variety of underdeveloped nations in the 1950s and 1960s — as promoted vigorously by Nikita Khrushchev and apparatchiks in the Soviet Central Committee. An earlier version of this paper was presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Slavic, East European...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
... centrally to this discussion at two levels: it questions the way in which social scientists have taken for granted the way they have thought about untouchability; at the same time, it raises with an undeniable sharpness the question of theory itself. What is the activity called theorizing? What is it meant...