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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 214–221.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Charles B. Jones Duke University Press 2007 Marketing Buddhism in the United States of America: Elite Buddhism and the Formation of Religious Pluralism Charles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eva Patricia Rakel Duke University Press 2009 The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad Eva Patricia Rakel hirty years after the Islamic revolution, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains the subject...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 5–22.
Published: 01 August 1993
...- Reflective Perspective on Nepalese Elites and Development Nanda R. Shrestha Colonial domination, because it is total and tends to development planning in most of these countries, it oversimplify, very soon manages to disrupt in spec- is useful first to provide a short...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 588–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the ongoing changes affecting the organization of socioprofessional activities, that is, the emergence of journalists, lawyers, or academics as elite segments, not only did old established families use their positions to organize their reconversion at the margins of the classical administrative sphere...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 35–49.
Published: 01 May 2015
... twentieth century between elite Indian scientific and technological actors and the forces of modernization. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Indian space program modernization theory Cold War atomic bomb satellites television broadcasting Nehru Vietnam War antiwar protests...
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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 (2011) 31 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of elite philanthropy; the second is physical, readily discovered in the urban fabric of most Turkish cities, notably Istanbul. This article examines these legacies in order to analyze the nature of state building and society formation in modern Turkey from a new perspective. Both continuities and changes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... This graveside mushā‘irah was a setting for the competitive exchange of poetry and one of the most well-documented gatherings of the mid-1700s. In anecdotes and verse written between 1721 and 1784, attendees at this event reveal their implicit and explicit associations between elite and nonelite classes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Hartmut Elsenhans The rise of new cultural identitarian movements is explained by changing politico-economic conditions at the global and the local level, which led to the decline of the secular elites. These movements are the result of the collapse of the state classes, which had been formed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 233–240.
Published: 01 August 2019
... as handmade. Research into the history of hand weaving revealed that there were two distinct modes of production, one in which expensive cloth was made for the elite, and another in which ordinary cloth was made for ordinary people. Since the making of expensive fabrics needed expensive raw materials...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins Abstract This review looks at how Shahab Ahmed engages with history, political elitism, secularism, and anthropology in his book What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Islam political theology culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... authorities to adapt and transform their own ways of policing and controlling the steppe to counter the pioneering use of cars by armed Bedouins. Last, it enabled tribal chiefs to gain social prestige and, therefore, to assert themselves as ruling elites in the soon-to-be-born independent state. Overall...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Worldmaking after Empire is less equipped, however, to explain the popular revolution separating different modes of Iranian statecraft between the 1970s and 1980s. This observation reveals the limits of the book's methodological approach—namely, its overemphasis on elites and its overinvestment in exactitude...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Owain Lawson Abstract This article writes engineers into the history of Lebanese political-economic thought. Historians of Lebanon's postindependence period have emphasized how a narrow, elite “consortium” espoused a national ideology that authorized laissez-faire monetary and trade policies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 243–249.
Published: 01 August 2021
... relevant to the comparative study of Afghanistan, namely, epistemology, class, culture, and empire. It explores how urban Persianate state elites in Kabul exploited imperial opportunities, especially educational opportunities, over the century since constitutional independence. Copyright © 2021 by Duke...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... activist scholars at a time when the French Republic had collapsed under the Nazi assault and the African colonized elite was in revolt, intellectually and politically. Mahmood's introduction is followed by an assessment of the Grovogui's book by a number of scholars...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... progress in a unique way. In analyzing how the Lagos press utilized agricultural and technical associations to formulate and advertise their ideas for the future of Lagos society, this article also argues that the idealized depictions of skilled artisans and farmers by the urban, educated African elites...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 334–340.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that specifically addresses ruling elites. cmarrewa@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Hindi literature kingship yoga asceticism power The immense influence of the Nath sampraday (community) is unmistakable in the literary, religious, political, and social histories...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 341–347.
Published: 01 August 2022
...-cultural relations between Jain ascetics and Mughal elites as its main subject. It is arguably the first Sanskrit text to focus specifically and exclusively on Mughal contexts. This literary and historiographical choice is all the more noteworthy because of the text's carefully delineated approach...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 May 2011
... distance on a very different set of circumstances and serves as a foil to “Deli.” Karay's position was not only geographically outside the Turkish nation-state but it was also an elite view that was intellectually removed from the Kemalist project, both as it took shape in 1922 and at its apex in 1930...