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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 361–371.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of the group was how to navigate processes of assimilation as translation, in the broad sense of the historical processes of the circulation of meaning between languages, that negotiates not only Europe as the linguistic outside but Arabic and Persian from within. By tracing the ways in which Edebiyat-ı Cedide...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 107–117.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Fahad Ahmad Bishara Abstract This article takes a single genre of the Persian Gulf pearl dive—the chau manual, used to determine the weight-based value of a pearl—and draws on it to think about circulation and commodification in the Indian Ocean world. In reading the chau manual, as well as other...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and curricula were embodied in individuals or coexisted within the same social space. A third approach is an analysis of circuits and circulation. Finally, multilingualism can be turned into the plural as a study of comparative multilingualisms. Through these and other approaches, we can trace how colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Nikolas Kosmatopoulos Abstract In its will to tame the sea, its routes, and people, capitalism unleashed three intertwined forces: novel networks of circulation, refurbished regimes of violence, and new epistemic disciplines and lexicons, all twirled together into an embrace of forceful conquest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that the circulations that often characterize this postcolonial megacity should be thought alongside another set of circulations and flows: that of the ground itself. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 land reclamation infrastructure Anthropocene media studies coastal cities References...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 133–146.
Published: 01 May 2010
... circulation. The essay puts emphasis on critical public engagements of the film across a long range of time and varying contexts. It tracks the manner in which the film, produced in an antiapartheid context, continues to invite different kinds of engagement in a postrepressive regime era and proposes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
... consider the circulation of literary tastes across the colonial divide and recognize the production of forgetfulness and ignorance that accompanied modern narratives of languages and literary histories, both colonial and Indian, and that made a host of texts “homeless” (Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
... circulation, and the wider implications of using a vernacular language for reading, listening, visual, and performance practices. As for the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, examining the vernacular life of the Sangitadarpana in North India reveals the multiple modes of transmission that could...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 500–512.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ana Vinea Abstract This article examines the notion of evidence ( dalil ) as it circulates in a revivalist religious therapy in contemporary Egypt to address current transformations of Islamic epistemologies, especially in relation to modern science. It focuses on Quranic healing, a Salafi-oriented...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of causing her husband's death. The woman's decision accompanied moral turmoil in her village, and rumors of her “betrayal” circulated. However, the turmoil threatened to go beyond this localized setting. It brought to fore the fraught implications of “loyalty” shaped by India's occupation in Kashmir, its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Gil Hochberg Abstract As a contemporary concept, heritage bridges legal discourse and ethical discourse, national affiliations and a global imaginary, colonial pasts and neocolonial presents. The term often circulates beliefs in cultural authenticity, collective memory, and historical merit under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the symbolic and pragmatic politics of these connections were woven together through the circulation of gifts. At the same time, the article draws attention to fundamental misalignment in the groups' conceptions of gender and in their ambitions for the relationship. Bound by institutional norms, the KSZh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 257–261.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., Islamic modernity, and inter-Islamic circulations at the time of waning empires and rising nation-states. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 South Asia history law Afghanistan Islamic law It is not easy to write a history that most people think does not exist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for the House of Prayer, images of which were circulated among Zambian Christians, primarily church leaders. Each set of plans has provoked conversations about what the House of Prayer should look like. This article shows how discussions of the building's aesthetic features were connected to the theological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 112–133.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Vinay Gidwani; Anant Maringanti Capitalist value making is underwritten by the production and disposal of waste through a complex, often invisible economy of informal waste recycling. This infra-economy is anchored by nodes that process and circulate variegated forms of waste generated in cities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 491–507.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-Din al-Hilali (d. 1987), and the Indian-born intellectual Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi (d. 1959). Although Gandhi’s circulation to al-Manar was contingent, reflecting Rida’s mode of accumulating knowledge via his personal contacts, Gandhi became a “quilting point” around whom a number of differing Salafi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that from within their specific geographic and historical contexts, Bhandari's and Chudamani's writing provides insight into literary discourses of gender equality circulating in the immediate postindependence moment. In particular, she argues that these women writers broadened the scope of feminist thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2023
... demonstrates how these statistics' public circulation not only enabled Ottoman officials to identify regions they considered ripe for further agricultural development, but also supported French officials' justifications for imposing colonial rule post–World War I. elizabeth_williams@uml.edu Copyright...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Rogaia Abusharaf; Uday Chandra; Irene Promodh Abstract This special section draws on the dynamic new field of Indian Ocean studies to rethink key concepts such as space and circulation (Jeremy Prestholdt), gender and kinship (Mahmood Kooria), and popular media and infrastructure (Bindu Menon Mannil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 176–190.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Bindu Menon Mannil Abstract Film and media circulation between India and cities on the Persian Gulf can be traced back to the 1940s. This article excavates the histories of media goods that made their way to the strictly regimented and highly taxed regimes of India, examining how these mobilities...
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