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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 51–58.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 “City of the Dead”: The Frontier Polemics of Quarantines in the Ottoman Empire and Iran Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Faranak Miraftab For the City Yet to Come: Changing African Life in Four Cities Abdou Maliq Simone Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004 297 pp., $84.95 (cloth), $23.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 660–662.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Victoria E. Thompson Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City through Text and Image Çelik Zeynep Clancy-Smith Julia Terpak Frances , eds. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute ; Seattle: University of Washington Press , 2009 ix + 283 pp. , $40.00 (paper) © 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Farah al-Nakib This article examines the making of modern Kuwait City between 1950 and 1980 by complicating the popular “rags to riches” paradigm that permeates both official state discourse and much of the literature on Kuwait’s urban development. It argues that the “modern” city that replaced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... factors that shaped both the trajectory of urban development and its political implications. One of these factors was the presence of many foreign, especially British, workers and executives of the Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC). The company’s size also meant that a large number of the city’s residents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of Ahmadi’s expatriate population with a Kuwaiti one. As a result of this demographic shift, Alissa argues, the urban modernity experienced in Ahmadi by the Kuwaiti employees of KOC during the 1960s and 1970s mediated drastically new and modern lifestyles that rendered it a nostalgic city in the nation’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of Western aesthetics of urbanism in the oil city. Damluji argues that the AIOC produced this cinematic spectacle of urbanism in order to control the image of oil modernity in Iran. This article first examines the discursive practices — the verbal exchanges, ideas, decisions, and conditions — that made...
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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 (2004) 24 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Sunil Sharma Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 - - The City of Beauties in Indo-Persian Poetic Landscape SUNIL...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 173–180.
Published: 01 August 2003
...SALIM TAMARI Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Bourgeois Nostalgia and the Abandoned City SALIM TAMARI Testimonies commemorating the 50th anniversary of committed suicide at Hasan Bey Mosque, each of the Nakba in the spring of 1998 kept on flowing...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Ali and Vahid in the cinematic city of sacred defense. Safar be Chazzabeh (dir. Rasool Mollagholipour). Figure 1. Ali and Vahid in the cinematic city of sacred defense. Safar be Chazzabeh (dir. Rasool Mollagholipour). More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 275–277.
Published: 01 May 2005
... nCte fteDvlpn World Developing the of Cities in Discontinuities and Innovations Ground: the on Governance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., nostalgic view we approach literary culture in Awadh prospectively and multilingually and broaden our lens to consider not just the capitals, Faizabad and Lucknow, but also the qasbas (small towns), the small rural courts, the nearby growing city of Banaras, and the colonial capital of Calcutta, a different...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in the sea against a backdrop of skyscrapers have become a visual cliche about the paradox of the modern and the traditional in today's India. But while this form of Ganesh is a temporary visitor to the city, Ganesh as Siddhivinayak has become perhaps the most visible deity in the city with a large new...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 47–57.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Tobias Brinkmann The article discusses the impact of World War I on Jewish migrants from Eastern Europe. In modern Jewish history the experience of immigration is almost synonymous with movement to and settlement in immigrant neighborhoods in the heart of big metropolitan cities, especially New...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 443–454.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., linked to simultaneous instances of performing the future of the city. The first instance was in a procession celebrating the Wesleyan jubilee; the second was through a map of Lagos produced for the 1886 Colonial and Indian Exhibition. Lagos’s streets were the sites of these performances and the subject...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ben Mendelsohn Eko Atlantic City in Lagos, Nigeria, is a human-constructed peninsula built from sand dredged off the continental shelf, imagined as a ten-square kilometer, semiautonomous, mixed-use district. While most scholarly analyses emphasize the project’s neoliberal development fantasies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Pascal Menoret Abstract What can we learn from Riyadh? What does this massive desert capital teach us about cities that other, better-studied places don't? This article examines the making of one of the most salient characteristics of Riyadh: its carscape. In 2000, 93 percent of all daily trips...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 146–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Nükhet Varlık Abstract The management of the dead underwent major transformations in early modern Istanbul, owing to rapid population growth and its consequences in the city's urban layout. Starting around the turn of the sixteenth century, the majority of the urban dead began to be buried outside...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 86–94.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Priti Ramamurthy Abstract The urban experience remains inextricably entangled with the rural for millions of poor migrants to cities in the global South who labor in informal economies. Translocal households, households that share the labor and costs of social reproduction spatially across the city...