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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 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 for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 (1 December 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 (1 August 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 (1 August 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 of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1983) 3 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 August 1983
.... Production Relations In Historical Perspective: A Comparison of Pre-Colonial & Colonial SociocEconomic Structures In India Vasant Kaiwar The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 164–178.
Published: 01 August 2010
... 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 (1 August 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 (1 May 2018) 38 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: Popular Literature and Entertaining Fictions in Colonial North India . Ranikhet : Permanent Black , 2009 . Perkins C. Ryan . “ From the Meḥfil to the Printed Word: Public Debate and Discourse in Late Colonial India .” Indian Economic and Social History Review 50 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 47 – 76...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 (1 August 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 as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 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 (1 May 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 for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2018
... experimentation with older discourses on the panchayat in the context of drives for local governance sparked a more substantive set of reassessments that would transform discourses of law, state, and society in colonial and postcolonial India. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 legal history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
... English and of print technologies, and the split between Hindi and Urdu that rocked North India in the 1870s and 1880s. While we observe some notable shifts—modern Hindi, English, and the colonial office—there are also many continuities: Brajbhasha and Avadhi devotional poetry and poetic circles, Persian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 582–583.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael H. Fisher India Traders of the Middle Ages: Documents from the Cairo Geniza (“India Book”) S. D. Goitein and Mordechai A. Friedman Leiden: Brill, 2008 xxxii + 918 pp., $336.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 India Traders of the Middle Ages...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Pierre . “ The Force of the Law: Toward a Sociology of the Juridical Field .” Hastings Law Journal 38 ( 1987 ): 805 – 53 . Chakrabarty Dipesh Majumdar Rochona Sartori Andrew , eds. From the Colonial to the Postcolonial: India and Pakistan in Transition . Oxford : Oxford...