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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... or so, particularly the shift toward maritime conceptions of space (Mediterranean, Indian Ocean), which though by no means new have breathed new life into the study of the premodern and colonial/modern history of the Middle East. The rise of global and connected history has similar implications...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Razak Khan Abstract The current turn in the histories of modern India and Germany is a movement away from their respective national and linguistic boundaries toward exploration of global connections and resultant entanglements. It has been facilitated by new interventions made by transnational...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 266–280.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... Centering administrative and constitutional developments in Afghanistan within broader regional and global currents connecting the Balkans to Indian Ocean at the turn of the twentieth century, Ahmed reflects on what it means to write “a history that most people do not think exist.” Copyright © 2021...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of either Soviet or African history, the four essays in this section focus on the spaces where African and Soviet students, politicians, and scientists interacted with one another, creating “connected chronologies” and complementary archives of evidence. Weaving together documentary and oral sources...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2021
... intellectuals connecting postcolonial narratives with socialist ones. Drawing on Russian archives, the article furthermore demonstrates that Soviet repositories hold complementary records for African histories. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 socialism global history development Soviet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2021
... narratives bind experts across space and time. As a study in political geography and environmental history, this article uncovers a geopolitics of connection that has long linked the US Southwest and the Middle East, as well as the interlocking imperial visions advanced in their deserts. To understand...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 362–369.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Julie Vig Abstract This article connects the Sikh tradition to wider cultural and literary worlds by examining how gurbilās literature—written from the end of the seventeenth century into the nineteenth—is tied to the wider Braj literary world and more specifically to Braj martial poetry. Gurbilās...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 December 2010
... together individual histories and creating long-distance connections where they never existed. It is proposed that for a more productive study of Central Asian history, we must do away with the notion of the Silk Road and notice the realities, to consider individual socioeconomic systems...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 565–573.
Published: 01 December 2014
... threats to their slowly become manifest again through their writ- imperial rule in numerous places, and under nu- ing. In piecing together the variegated histories of merous guises.44 These aspects of the connective the Middle East and the influences that have been fibers between the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Nurfadzilah Yahaya Abstract Located at the intersection of four regions, the Middle East, East Asia, Central Asia, and South Asia, Afghanistan is a country whose legal history is sure to be diverse and exciting at the confluence of multiple legal currents. In the book Afghanistan Rising: Islamic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the medieval literary motif of “stopping before the ruins” ( wuquf 'ala al-atlal ), to remember former people and places. Hilary Kilpatrick's pioneering work has revealed how the motif can be reappropriated to probe “deeper layers of consciousness,” and is “connected with the role of memory in literature today...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 234–245.
Published: 01 August 2003
... for succession and rebels could and did claim legitimacy once they were successful. The position both justified and was justified by arbitrary rule, where long-term functional social classes did not exist and history became a series of connected short terms, a sociological phenomenon which still persists...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 428–442.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in Iraqi national historiography, their works reveal the existence of Eastern forms of Iraqi national identity that emphasize the connections among Iraqi, Indian, and Turkish nationalism(s). Such works also complicate our periodization of Iraqi history. Whereas scholars agree that after the end of World...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
...M’hamed Oualdi In order to reframe our perception of the Mediterranean, Oualdi’s essay connects two aspects of northern African history usually treated separately, namely the historiography of colonialism and the historiography of Ottoman rule. Oualdi explores how the legacies of Ottoman slavery...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... tions were shaping local histories. Ocean, also connecting Oman to the East African What distinguishes the network from other coast and mainland, where the Omani Empire was forms of connectivity, as Miriam Cooke and Bruce establishing a strong presence. Economic prosper- Lawrence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 344–353.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Rounwah Adly Riyadh Bseiso Bseiso’s article examines how art production was understood during a particular moment in Egypt’s political and cultural history. It examines the ways understandings of art were liberated from the former (and predominant) understanding of art as an elitist, private...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 372–386.
Published: 01 August 2020
... for Muslim renewal that connected India to the Middle East. Moreover, she fashioned a singular autobiographical persona as an Urdu literary pioneer and woman traveler in the Muslim lands of the British Empire. In her writings, Rizvia focused on her distinctive observations of the ocean, the history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 221–236.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of overlapping desires, experiences, and expectations connected to histories of migration, settlement, and return, as well as attitudes toward death and beliefs about the afterlife. Consequently, the corpse offers a compelling window into the transnational afterlives of migration and empire. In relating how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 389–403.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Caitlin C. Monroe Abstract This article explores the unconventional life of Ugandan Akiki Nyabongo, an “intellectual misfit” whose career and legacy reveal some of the limitations of global intellectual history. Nyabongo led a remarkably global life: he lived and worked with George Padmore...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the stage, Faiz Ahmed has offered a history of Afghanistan not only attuned to these frustrations but also calibrated toward important debates in the study of a connected South Asia and Middle East. As he shows in his pioneering book, Afghanistan reveals a detailed legal history. To evoke an opening...