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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 52–62.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Ian Copland © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 The Quaid-i-Azam and the Nawab-Chancellor: Literary Paradigms in the Historical Construction of Indian Muslim Identity Ian Copland...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rachel Sturman Abstract The ubiquity of building construction in contemporary Mumbai is transforming everyday urban life and landscape. This article examines one facet of the building construction industry: its organization of labor through distinctions of skill. Distinctions among skilled...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. New grave construction adjacent to the existing ones. Kilyos Cemetery for the Kimsesiz, Istanbul, 2019. Photo by the author. Figure 4. New grave construction adjacent to the existing ones. Kilyos Cemetery for the Kimsesiz, Istanbul, 2019. Photo by the author. More
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. Layout for shelter construction, 1955 Deheishe Camp, West Bank. Planning and cartography emerge as key instruments of the camp regime. Source: UNRWA. Figure 2. Layout for shelter construction, 1955 Deheishe Camp, West Bank. Planning and cartography emerge as key instruments More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Crescent Bay, under construction (2017). Courtesy of Developing Pakistan Facebook group. Figure 2. Crescent Bay, under construction (2017). Courtesy of Developing Pakistan Facebook group. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 3. Shrine of Abdulla Shah Ghazi and Bahria Icon Tower (under construction, 2018). Photograph by the author. Figure 3. Shrine of Abdulla Shah Ghazi and Bahria Icon Tower (under construction, 2018). Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 2. Orange Line construction site, Lahore, adjacent to the seventeenth-century Mughal gateway Chauburji. Photograph by the author, February 2018. Figure 2. Orange Line construction site, Lahore, adjacent to the seventeenth-century Mughal gateway Chauburji. Photograph by the author More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 505–506.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., but in exploita- Constructing Image and Identity tion and one-person rule. The high commissioner Heather Norris Nicholson, ed. ruled the territories and those who dared to oppose Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003 were punished severely, often...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 238–254.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Agnes Czajka Focusing on th e particularly volatile period between the Israel-Hezbollah war (July–August 2006) and the prolonged struggle over Nahr al-Bared refugee camp (March–October 2007), this article outlines and historicizes the complex and altering landscape of discursive constructions...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 1. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (122–23). Design and construction of the Karunaratne House, Kandy. Figure 1. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (122–23). Design and construction More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 164–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
...James A. Reilly History writing is a powerful tool in the construction of collective memory. Typically in postcolonial states, history is linked to a national project. Methods and tropes of national history writing aim to create or reinforce a sense of shared identity rooted in past experience...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Dorothy Figueira In this essay, Figueira discusses how the Aryan past can be studied as a myth , meaning a form of discourse that can be employed in the construction or the deconstruction of society. In particular, this examination focuses on the discourse concerning the Aryan race as a shared myth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 20–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and Lebanon, the Arab world suffers from what might be called a collapse of witnessing. By focusing on the controversies over the humanization of terrorism in Hany Abu-Assad's film Paradise Now ( Al-Jenna al-an ), I demonstrate the ways in which the film grapples with the construction of a narrative terrorism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 191–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and tension among a variety of actors at local, provincial, and regional levels. These conflicts in turn gave birth to various struggles related to many political, economic, and social aspects of the road’s construction. These struggles sometimes lasted for decades and were eventually appeased through...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 575–587.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and elites. As such, there is a need, when addressing gender politics in the Arab and Muslim world, to move beyond simple stances of contesting or inverting single kinds of gender representations (whether “traditional” or “modern”) and instead move toward constructing grounded analyses of how constellations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 269–280.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to an interiorized orientalism, erecting the West as a model and reproducing orientalist stereotypes. French new orientalist narratives are characterized by their simplified version of Islam, their construction of a polarized vision of the world, and the proclamation of their preference for the West. Emphatically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2010
...May Telmissany Cinema has been for many diasporic communities the privileged site of self-representation and sometimes of idealistic (re)construction of homeland. Over the past thirty years, Palestinian cinema has constituted a site for negotiation and circulation of values and behaviors that have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Rudi Matthee This essay explores the historical roots of the enigma that Iran perpetually presents to the outside world—a bleak and forbidding, deeply religious place that is also welcoming, poetic, and remarkably secular—by tracing the image European Enlightenment thinkers constructed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the nationhood was always in mutation. This article thus elaborates how colonial rulers, non-Bengalis, as well as Bengali Muslims of colonial East Bengal appropriated cinema in different ways and later in postcolonial East Pakistan how both urban and rural Bengali Muslims indigenized film to construct...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Because of the diversity of possible coalitions bases, different orientations prevail in these cultural identitarian movements, from violent extremism to moral economy and moderate conservatism. The construction of large class alliances is facilitated as these movements reject any overall economic...