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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 42–49.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Vickie Langohr Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Educational "Subcontracting" and the Spread of Religious Nationalism: Hindu and Muslim Nationalist Schools in Colonial India Vickie Langohr From the point of view of the colonizer, colonial educa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 August 2007
...: Colonial Armies and the Garrison State in Early- Nineteenth Century India (London: I. B. Tauris, 1995). of orientalist discourse, for liberal historiogra- confi rmation that the British were destined to 247 phy has always been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2018 sovereignty pardon legal history crime violence colonialism References Agamben Giorgio . State of Exception . Translated by Attel Kevin . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2003 . Anagol Padma . “ The Emergence of the Female Criminal in India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 August 2009
... across national and social divisions and dominated over 90 percent of the film industry in colonial India in the 1920s. The discourse around the film industry constituted a locus in which stereotypes about identity and attitudes toward empire and toward the United States were debated if not resolved...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 454–475.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Press 2014 infrastructure colonial India electricity Mysore I presented a very early version of this paper at the Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, and I’m grateful to Rikhil Bhavnani, who served as discussant, and fellow panelists and audience members...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 August 1983
... In Historical Perspective: A Comparison of Pre-Colonial & Colonial SociocEconomic Structures In India Vasant Kaiwar The following paper attempts to describe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Modernity , edited by Horstmann Monika Pauwels Heidi Rika Maria , 133 – 50 . Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag , 2012 . Orsini Francesca . Print and Pleasure: Popular Literature and Entertaining Fictions in Colonial North India . Ranikhet : Permanent Black , 2009 . Perkins C...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 297–311.
Published: 01 August 2010
...C. S. Adcock Proponents of cow protection in colonial north India around the turn of the twentieth century made abundant use of “economic” arguments for a legislative ban on cow slaughter. Drawing on recent critical reflections on secular history, this essay explores what it might mean to take...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 76–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Runa Das Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Engendering Post-Colonial Nuclear Policies Through the Lens of Hindutva: Rethinking the Security Paradigm of India Runa Das On 18 July 2002, the National Democratic Alliance nationalism, expressed here...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 8–18.
Published: 01 May 1985
...Peter B. Mayer Copyright 1985: Regents of University of California 1985 SOUTH MIA BULLETIN, Vol. V No. 2, Spring 1985. CAPITALISM, COLONIALISM AND INDIA Peter B. Mayer What would we think of. a history of Europe which did ii) the use of political and legal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ornit Shani Shani's article examines a key aspect of the rupture from colonial rule in the making of independent India, which was critical to its process of democratization. This undertaking was the preparation of the first elections on the basis of universal suffrage. Implementing and planning...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 505–516.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of belatedness faced across what was once called the “third world.” Though confronted by the problem of waiting in different ways, the author shows how thinkers from revolutionary Iran and colonial India—namely Ali Shariati (1933–77) and Muhammad Iqbal (1877–1938)—may have arrived at similar conclusions. Rather...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... militant in colonial India. From 1818, the East India Company secured its sovereignty by designating as deviant or permissible a host of itinerant figures in and around South Asia. In police records, court transcripts, and legislative archives, pilgrims with links to Arabia accordingly began appearing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 196–211.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and Partition. While filmmaking was expected to carry the imprint of national difference, the intercultural context of colonial India bequeathed the industry its traditions and personnel. Yet when the British Film Institute repatriated colonial Indian films in the mid-1960s, the holdings went entirely to India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 421–433.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and ambiguous imperial regime of sovereignty. As a result, the nearly six hundred “princely states” or “Indian States” had a major influence over the course of India's constitutional development. The 1935 Act inaugurated the most decisive phase in late colonial India's political and constitutional development...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 361–368.
Published: 01 August 2016
... historians in late colonial India and engendered a set of practices—like archiving and the valence of particular types of evidence—that continues to shape the field. Scientific history was a contagious idea, and its life in India is full of paradoxes. Various types of histories—national, parochial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 186–200.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Rinku Lamba This essay seeks to complicate the intellectual landscape of late-nineteenth-century colonial India by probing the manner in which Indian social reformers negotiated the possibilities for social change in the context of colonial rule. Particular attention is paid to the views...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 164–178.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of agonistic feminist politics is Mrinalini Sinha's revealing analysis in Specters of Mother India (2006) of the circumstances surrounding the mobilization of Indian women around the passage of the Child Marriage Restraint Act in colonial India in 1929, which constitutes the second part of my essay. Duke...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
...J. Barton Scott This article analyzes a controversial book ban from the 1940s to trace the mutual determinations of print media, the legal regulation of communal sentiment, and the discourse of religious tolerance in late colonial India. Claimed as the Bible of the Arya Samaj, the Satyarth Prakash...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., made by South Asian writers in colonial India, about the singularity of one's own language ( swabhasha ) and the writers' anxieties to protect this language from vulgar speech ( gramyam ). Building on contemporary work on the vernacular, the essay seeks to draw renewed attention to the role of speech...