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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 May 2024
... into a singularly tidal space, creating the conditions for the development of a large-scale, high-technology shipping port. chandana.anusha@gmail.com Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 ports ecologies coastal landscapes Indian Ocean infrastructure The Mundra Port on the northern...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 368–390.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Vumba.” In Materializing Colonial Encounters: Archaeologies of African Experience , edited by Richard François G. , 155 – 75 . New York : Springer , 2015 . ———. “It's What You Do with It That Counts: Performed Identities in the East African Coastal Landscape.” Journal of Social...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 104–117.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of free navigation over moving water. The web of obligations that once knitted the legal geography of the seashore was now circumscribed by an invitation from the Company government to make property from terraqueous landscapes. The Company's coastal infrastructure development in South Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Prita Meier This article examines what happens to objects once they stop being mobile and come to rest on specific bodies and in specific buildings. The material landscape of Indian Ocean port cities, including their mosques, merchant mansions, and even the houses of people who are not powerful...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 May 2024
... reshaped through the encroaching sea, the collapse of marine environments, and the politics emerging in a landscape where certain coastal livelihoods are undergoing critical transformations. “Port Environments in South Asia” therefore manages to reinsert into these conversations the environments that make...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 135–147.
Published: 01 May 2024
... commodity chains and provincial state territorialism. The industrial transformation of South Asia's port landscape was spread around a number of ports during a vast reorganization of coastal economies and environments. In 1820, villages within a one- or two-day walk from ports included weaving...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Nikhil Anand; Lalitha Kamath Abstract Contemporary infrastructure projects in the sea reterritorialize port environments, continuously discarding historic occupants and coastal occupations in their wake. In this article the authors dwell on the ongoing histories through which fish and fishers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 176–190.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of audio and video, shipping agents, and contemporary periodicals, the article resurrects a history of confluence of media technologies, ocean movement, and coastal media markets. Through tracing such practices and the infrastructural narratives of the dhow, this article argues for a history of film...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of a country's geopolitical aspirations. Port constructions engineer rigid boundaries between land and sea, rendering coastlines vulnerable to sea-level rise. Port operations generate effluents from imports like coal and oil that contaminate coastal environments, with devastating consequences for ecologies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 396–411.
Published: 01 August 2018
... .” In Environmental History and Ecological Economics ,edited by McNeill John Pádua José Augusto Rangarajan Mahesh , 151 – 86 . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . Damodaran Vinita , “ Mining and Sacred Landscapes of Eastern India .” In Heritage in Asia: Converging...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 328–343.
Published: 01 August 2019
... influenced by the defensive architecture of the Portuguese forts of coastal Muscat, the Nizwa qalʽa provided a circular gunnery platform, surrounded by a high, thick wall with viewing openings and musketry positions that shielded twenty-five cannons. 3 Linking walkways, crenellated curtain walls...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Meier, Prita. “Unmoored: On Oceanic Objects in Coastal Ho, Engseng. The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility Eastern Africa, circa 1700 – 1900.” Comparative Stud- across the Indian Ocean. Berkeley: University of Cali- ies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 37, no. 2 fornia Press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 December 2014
... car and motor transportation. Thus, in its break- hobbies. Moreover, traveling by car away from the ing down of geographical constraints, automobil- coastal cities, the bourgeois urban resident tra- ity in interwar Lebanon, as happened elsewhere versed the country’s landscape, engaging in new...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and unequal. For instance, the cities established through colonialism have been largely sited on coasts, in defiance of threats from tropical cyclones and coastal flooding, indeed often on landfill. The localness of climate change is perhaps most salient in these vulnerable and exposed places. Yet climate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 December 2015
... for market activity, free from lated tract of heavily farmed land on a coastal the frictions of politics and culture. The launch plain some 60 km south of Visakhapatnam City. party for the APSEZ in New York was the first in Neither the blueprints that were unveiled in New a series of roadshows held...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 226–234.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of disparate kingdoms and communities a semblance of normalcy to imperial folly, from expanding to the coastal Atlantic regions of West whence have derived accounts of “human nature” Africa. Morocco, Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia were and “the human condition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 May 2019
... conquered in the first decade of the twentieth century, remained under military administration and did not become part of metropolitan France like the coastal regions, while major resistance in Libya was not definitively crushed until 1932. What was the special place of car racing in the colonial context...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of Thailand, is includes the vast infl uence of the Tabligh on by any meaning a marginal place for the Muslim people’s lives and actions. Muslims, especially community. It is hard to imagine that the coastal members of the Tabligh, support...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of Mocha’s gov- © 2011 by Duke University Press was the true coffee entrepôt for which Mocha ernors in an attempt to challenge long-­held along with other coastal cities served as mari- views about the Qasimi imamate as a parochial time outlets. The characterization of Mocha as polity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of Mocha’s gov- © 2011 by Duke University Press was the true coffee entrepôt for which Mocha ernors in an attempt to challenge long-­held along with other coastal cities served as mari- views about the Qasimi imamate as a parochial time outlets. The characterization of Mocha as polity...