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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 377–395.
Published: 01 August 2018
... for valuable commodities led to the discovery of the new world in an earlier age, the early twenty-first century is characterized by the rediscovery of that familiar world along the speculative index of untapped national enclaves—signaling potentiality and accessibility—rapidly opening up across continents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Paulo G. Pinto Duke University Press 2007 Pilgrimage, Commodities, and Religious Objectifi cation: The Making of Transnational Shiism between Iran and Syria Paulo G. Pinto ny visitor to the pilgrimage sites of Lourdes in France, Mashhad in Iran, or Varanasi in India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 116–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., for kindly sending me the performance DVD; and finally Banu Karaca, for sharing the press reviews. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Performing Veiled Women as Marketable Commodities: Representations of Muslim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 438–450.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of land under speculative conditions. The growing demand for land for urbanization and industrialization, along with the availability of speculative finance capital in the real estate market, has made land a scarce commodity. In this land market, local capitals piggyback on finance capital and bid up...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of Manama’s youth culture in the 1950s as epitomized by the cinema and the youth club. It then opens the discussion to the broader landscape of Bahrain’s capital city as the center of a new world of commodities and services. Manama’s urban life is then contrasted to that of opulent and secluded Awali...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 December 2010
... autonomously. Trade networks were mainly developed based on religious affiliation, and they created connections throughout Asia to control commodities such as silk and other precious goods. Through Sassanian protection (224–651 CE) of trade, their Byzantine rivals were unable to gain an economic foothold...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the Atlantic model (slavery, slave trading, and the black diaspora), the Atlantic trade (commodities, including slaves out of West Africa), and Orientalism (Islam and Eastern visions of slavery). Part 2 develops a case study of a medieval Saharan commercial center, Awdaghust, to explore how these influences...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in a process of constant oscillation between particular historical-sociopolitical attachments and a decidedly cosmopolitan intellectual horizon. This oscillation, it is argued, while born out of the core-periphery dynamics of commodity and knowledge production within a colonially constructed world order...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and the political economy of transnational Arabic publishing in late 1960s Beirut. Relations between these three fields are analyzed through a multifaceted lens, focusing on the book as at once a product of intellectual and artistic practice, a commodity in a capitalist economy of publishing, and a translocal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... commodity production within the global food system or corporate food regime problematizes reemerging “greening the desert” narratives that parade the latest greening technical feats as a solution to securing food production in a warming planet. POLITICS of FOOD Plastics and Agriculture in the Desert...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 8–18.
Published: 01 May 1985
...; a highly village and for the organization of production, it is quite centralized state bureaucracy which regulated the system of clear from all the documents I have consulted that this irrigation and petty commodity production.20 In the ensuing essential position in the process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 35–41.
Published: 01 May 1985
... to recruit resident wage towards generalized commodity production. In other words, labor from any native population, whether Kandyan Sinhalese under colonialism there was a process of internal disarticula- or Jaffna Tamil, as,a part of the plantation regime. This, in tion...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... , 2011 . Cooper Melinda . “Turbulent Worlds: Financial Markets and Environmental Crisis.” Theory, Culture, and Society 27 , nos. 2–3 ( 2010 ): 167 – 90 . Cranston Ross . “Law through Practice: London and Liverpool Commodity Markets, c. 1820–1975.” LSE Law, Economy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the role of road construction in the development of a postwar industrial state as a truism in mitigating what economists have sometimes called the tyranny of distance and enabling the circulation of people, commodities, and resources. Two maps appended to the Nagpur Plan give a sense of how the road...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 August 1983
... be equated one of these relationships in detail. As with either the general existence of far as the provision of articles of commodity production or a transition to consumption for the ruling elites was capitalism. Such relations, when...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in this special section detail the movement of bodies, commodities, ideas, technologies, and diseases across imperial and national boundaries over the longue durée, in the tradition of Fernand Braudel’s The Mediter...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 481–485.
Published: 01 December 2015
... making, at one remove from the actual sion of the difference between the miser and the exchange of commodities. Ritu Birla does a bril- capitalist, the capitalist, in his unceasing pursuit liant job of showing how the battle over what she of exchange value, never allows money...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 1981
... consequences to the others. The fact of generalized commodity production and ex- that India should have been so seriously tended reproduction, the metropolis (England) effected by it is an indication that its interposed itself j-nto the colonial economy productive base...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as the recipients of oil’s trans- formative powers and as part and parcel of the constitutive process of the redefinition of polities and societies under the shadow of this extractive commodity. Gyan Prakash has suggested that the city should be approached “as a spatial form of social life and power relations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to early twentieth-century urban figures who deftly straddled the borders between the philanthropist, speculator, and land hoarder. Urban land and housing emerged as a commodity with a social life but was equally rooted in a financial and increasingly consumer marketplace. This historical embedding helps...