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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Avner Wishnitzer The limited scholarship on late Ottoman nightlife focused mainly on street lighting and described it as a solution to the problem of darkness, the end of a dark age. However, as Wishnitzer shows in this article, the nightlife scene of the late nineteenth century did not develop...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
... lights and how the installation of these lights contributed to the flamboyant visuality of Istanbul's modern life. It also elaborates on how, in a new world of enhanced exposure and spectacle, darkness took on a new importance because it limited visibility. İleri traces these questions through archival...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 412–440.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 32–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... government has been trying to sell for the Western “democratic” and free world an image of a civilized “enlightened” government, combating its “dark” opponents, it has itself reinvented practices of harshly disciplining the unruly. By promoting enlightenment from the top, the government attempts to promote...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 450–467.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., and the shoulders and leaves only a smaller portion of the face uncovered; and the veil, in dark brown or black, leaves only the eyes uncovered. Several hypotheses are made on an a priori conceptual level, variables are operationalized, and proper tests are conducted. A detailed series of questions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 149–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the Ottoman Empire. Broadly, one may distinguish between an appreciation of the Ottomans in their defense of Islam and implementation of Muslim justice (al-Jabarti and Farid), and a repudiation of the Ottoman period as Egypt's “dark ages” (Mubarak, Iskandari, and Hasan). However, Iskandari and Hasan's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Avner Wishnitzer’s essay on literary representations of the neighborhood of Beyoğlu shows that new ways of “seeing through darkness” devised by the Ottoman state engendered concerns about the moral order and set forth new norms of navigating the modern night. Adam Mestyan’s article focuses on the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1991) 11 (1_and_2): 147–150.
Published: 01 August 1991
... fall dead by the lamp what should I dwell on? Fireflies? Or the stars shining with no meaning like the light that emits from a corpse’s eye? Truth is not visible in this darkness. To discern untruths is not an easy task. But my younger sister preparing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 1987
.... 74 MOTHER Just as the day sank down and the dark's kingdom came We would sit at the door with no light in the hut. In house after house the lamp would be lit, The fire would bestarted, bhakri kneaded, From somewhere the smell of lentils, of wange, Would hit our noses. In our stomachs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
... prac- 357 in a collection of four Indo-­Persian texts.6 This tice of yoga. work, which to date has not been the subject of 2. On the explanation of the fact that all the lights of the world are darkness in relation to scholarly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Women and the Politics of Military Con Military of Politics the and Women The Dark Side of the Nation: Essays on on Essays Nation: the of Side Dark The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 361–362.
Published: 01 August 2003
... colonial period to explain the intricacies of the situation ‘racist’ (45)? (Incidentally, as well-disposed as I am to- and the complex nature of the linguistic issue in Algeria. ward López’s subtle reading of Heart of Darkness, I feel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 11.
Published: 01 August 2003
... be disconnected from its touched by his ability to see, for example, the genius of wider historical context. Through their works these in- Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and yet also critique tellectuals have both helped and forced their audiences the fact that Conrad could afford-–despite his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 358–361.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., what I find both valuable and provocative [López writes contrivance] of what we might ungenerously about López’s reading of Heart of Darkness in his first call a comprador intelligentsia”1 as “a cheap shot” (9), chapter is precisely its insistence on shifting the analysis López appears to lose sight...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2008
... white Afrikaner subjectivity as if these two “nar- “heart of darkness” into exile and the return   ratives” also entail a transition to an equitable from exile into the heart of darkness. As Glen society in which the legacies of colonization and Retief points out...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1999) 19 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 May 1999
... since 1929 the L. Malupi: Yes it smashes up any meeting we try to leaders have been fighting among themselves. hold there. With such a centre we can carry on the We black people who walk in darkness welcome work until Moscow listens to us. all who come to our aid, but now our white leaders...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
... traditions. Thus Iranians fornia are often attached to a specific pheno- were being constructed as a foreign race, as type: dark brown or black hair that is dyed or opposed to foreign nationals. As Iran became highlighted blonde, along with dark eyes and more visible in and valuable to American for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... home after dark and would come across a baby goat (or lamb, or calf) in the middle of the street. The young man would pick up the small animal to take home and start either carrying it or dragging it behind him. As he would continue his journey, he would find...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2002) 22 (1-2): 90–99.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Neither can anyone deny that “the darkness provide something of a context before looking at the Dis- around us is deep.”5 What of the general Western reader who courses. As my contextualization unfolds into a brief appraisal is removed from the literary culture of medieval Islam with of our current...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1989) 9 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 May 1989
... and skin color have had a particularly mobilization in the United States. convoluted history. On the one hand the dark-skinned South Myths of South Asian is identified as black. This is the case not Asians and Origin only in white-majority societies but also in China and In all the...