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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of veiling and the concept of fashion are very familiar concepts to Indonesians, but that the practice of combining these two ideas brings something unfamiliar to that society. This new practice reveals a way of Being that combines religious piety with our current, late-modern, consumer society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 356–358.
Published: 01 August 2003
... saison à Rihata, like Suk’s Cahier, evokes in her reading a series of intertextual, ar- Gaurav Desai. Subject to Colonialism: African Self-fashioning chetypal referents, including biblical and mythical ante- and the Colonial Library. Durham: Duke University Press, cedents (107). These intertextual...
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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 (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., the Sangitadarpana (“Mirror of Music”) of Harivallabha (ca. 1653). Harivallabha was translating a recent Sanskrit work of the same name: an old-fashioned treatise that nonetheless proved extremely influential in Persian and other Sanskrit works, as well as in miniature painting. This article examines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 211–214.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Winnifred Fallers Sullivan Abstract This review of Shahab Ahmed's What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic explores the value of Ahmed's theory of religion through an analysis of some objects presented in Heavenly Bodies , a 2018 exhibit of Catholic fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Jadunath Sarkar and shows how Mughal history in his wake has had to abjure ideas and subjectivity as a result of this constitutive tension. Devji's comments follow up this point by looking at the way in which Sarkar's apparently biased and old-fashioned focus on character, and so religion and ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is a concern for the modern fashioning and reimagining of India as a Buddhist “homeland.” In the past century and a half, Buddhist homeland discourses in South Asia have fostered heightened contact between national leaders, Buddhist royalty, entrepreneurs, artists, monastics, and pilgrim-travelers in ways...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to ethically elevate themselves as political equals to the marchers, allowing a novel form of democratic ethos to emerge. The article contends that an equality among differences rather than sameness was fashioned as the political of a different order came into being. kamilia.al@unimelb.edu.au...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in the production and reproduction of Mughal imperial culture. Taken as a whole, my analysis argues that the Razmnamah was a crucial component of the politico-cultural fashioning of Akbar’s court, whereby the Mughals developed a new type of Indo-Persian imperial aesthetic. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 40–56.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., and Darkul Kuiukova take us back to an era when Kyrgyz women first took charge of their lives in a public forum. These “four daughters of Tököldösh” established the modern conventions of Kyrgyz stage and film. They helped construct idealized models for Kyrgyz women and fashioned a new Kyrgyz identity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to challenge the entrapments of contemporary violence but also to do so in a self-reflexively anti-redemptory fashion. They conceptualize narrative violence as a modality of cultural and literary analysis, practice and critique; understand violence as a historically situated phenomenon in constant need...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
... mainly the Caucasus was in charge of producing revolutionary literature or dispatching revolutionary agents to the south in order to save the constitution from being slaughtered by Qajar despotism. In a corresponding fashion, in Soviet historiography the study of the reformist movement of the early...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
... or greed who is worse than the “natural Turks,” and the practice of violent, involuntary, forced conversion. These tropes, through their rhetorical construction of the renegade, attempt to fashion both individual and communal selves that act to relieve the psychological threat to the collective identity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the ways in which the globalization of governmental processes that endeavour to fashion “the conditions in which the body is to live and to define its life” has served to shape contemporary communalisms but also by exploring the role of such communalisms in transforming the domain of global governmentality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of women's rights help fashion subjects who share a faith in modernity and progress and an aversion to tradition, a distancing from what is deemed religious in favor of what is considered secular, and a confidence in the promises of the nation, the universal, and the international. This debate also...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. Pieter Coecke van Aelst, A Turkish Funeral from the frieze Ces Moeurs et fachons de faire de Turcz ( Customs and Fashions of the Turks ), 1553. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928, www.metmuseum.org . More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in ing remark has been eagerly taken up by those who ence (whether in life or in literature) has extensively Islam (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992); would read Iranian youth street fashion as a radical examined the preoccupation with modern women’s Françoise Gaspard...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2004
... policies of encouraging (in 1935) and in the adoption of Western fashions and manners has then compelling (in 1936) the unveiling of the been a constant theme in the history of moderniza- women in public until 1941 (the policy was officially tion in the Middle East. Middle Eastern dreams of rescinded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 368–390.
Published: 01 August 2017
... University Press , 1983 . Fair Laura . Pastimes and Politics: Culture, Community, and Identity in Post-Abolition Urban Zanzibar, 1890–1945 . Athens : Ohio University Press , 2001 . ———. “Remaking Fashion in the Paris of the Indian Ocean: Dress, Performance, and the Cultural Construction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 283–302.
Published: 01 August 2007
... ment with and selection of other words or gram- of newly fashioned visions of the empire and of matical forms.”3 This latter defi nition, although gender. Second, the emphasis on the Tanzimat grammatical in intent, proves useful for the period has focused too...