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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 2. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, president of India, laying the foundation stone of Nalanda Pali Institute at Nalanda on November 20, 1951. Photo 23184, Internet Archive. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Kabir Tambar Abstract This essay examines “professions of friendship”: efforts by populations who are targeted as enemies of the state to proclaim their historical fidelity to the state's foundation and preservation. Such declarations often reinscribe a rigid and often violently statist narrative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
...—it then explores heritage-making practices that manage to challenge or subvert this compulsion to foundation. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Pakistan heritage Lahore Yasmeen Lari street theater architecture public history The essays in this themed section all approach, via...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 235–244.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of the British Indian Empire is compared with that of the Ottoman, differences will emerge with respect to the historical formation of the national-popular in the European and non-European Ottoman provinces, the creation of modern state structures in British India, the linguistic foundations of the national...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as “an educational, cultural organization whose purpose is the dissemination of information,” the AAUG produced materials “expressive of the Arab point of view.” Many of the publications of the AAUG are considered to be foundational texts in Arab American studies. While much has been written about Said’s oeuvre...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 184–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of violence predominantly in caste relations, but also beyond, in the comparative contexts of revolutions and formations of nation-states in the modern world. The essay reconstructs and interprets Ambedkar as a foundational thinker of sovereignty, republicanism, and agonism. In so doing, it analyzes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
... by one of the pioneering publishers of Islamic children’s literature, the Islamic Foundation. The books reveal creative processes of negotiation in their visual programs, which oscillate between the aesthetic standards of Euro-American picture-book traditions and Islamic artistic practices of visual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 339–360.
Published: 01 August 2012
... (1979–2008). More than just primers, Farsi textbooks serve as the foundation of the state’s project to produce the New Islamic Citizen by providing young students with their first exposure to the ideology of the Revolution and the offcial values of the Islamic Republic. This article demonstrates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to be deeply entwined with the cross-border conduct of policy and war in Afghanistan. Drawing particular attention to the Munir Report (1954), an inquiry into civil disturbances soon after the foundation of the country, this paper considers the events of more recent times in terms of the interdependence of two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 513–532.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of martyrdom in the Iranian cinema of sacred defense, originally conceived to depict the spiritual dimensions of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88). I explore the foundational role of this genre in the postrevolutionary Iranian cinema and its development in concert with television. I then argue that representations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 December 2011
... are apparent from imperial to republican times: in the identity of the donors, the sources and locus of wealth, the importance of foundations, the motivations for giving, the choice of projects, the physical impact of donations, and the identity of the beneficiaries. The dynamic contemporary culture of private...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 December 2011
... patterns of patronage, aesthetic understandings, professional specialization, and master-pupil relations. The social ethos of this art world provides the foundation for tracing Ottoman-Turkish-Jewish music making in the republic. By pursuing not only minority human and cultural losses in the twentieth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the intellectual, political, and social foundations of the Islamic state. Post-Islamism in postrevolutionary Iran signifies the paradoxes of the Islamic state. This article examines the nature and the diversity of post-Islamist trends in today's Iran symbolized by the current Green Movement. It conceptualizes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arash Davari This essay considers the overlap between ʿAli Shari’ati’s ethical reflections and his discussion of insurrectionary violence. Davari argues that the earlier lectures discussing bāzgasht be khishtan (a return to self) formed the conceptual foundation for his advocacy of shahādat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 294–313.
Published: 01 August 2014
... criticism, making more prominent the problem of human rights violations, and rendering more obscure the foundational settler colonial question. It considers whether the politics of this choice was to have the effect of bringing apartheid as such into question, or whether its effect was rather...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Francis Cody Some concept of mass publicity is foundational for a number of theories of democratic self-determination, but the subject of publicity is radically dependent on technologies of representation for its own self-identity. Research on newspapers and the public sphere is valuable because...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
... emerging market and dense arena of capitalist promise and failure, provides the foundations for our approach. The speculative practices we focus on challenge the distinction between formal and informal, the licit and illicit, because they fuel rationalized market regimes, as well as worlds of precarity...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Haroutiun Hovakimiyan photographed at the Dayr al-Zur excavation he led in November 1938. Reproduced with permission of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation, Yerevan, Armenia. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... was the falls short, as it does not set power relations in Pahlavi Foundation, which received most of its relation to domestic and foreign policy formu- financial resources from the state. It invested...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 131–141.
Published: 01 May 2004
... meaning of “working jointly with an- British Agent in Bahrain, 1872–84 other,” as it is used in this paper. His intention is to Agha Muhammad Rahim Safar (c.1830s–1900): explain the non-European foundations of European British Munshi in Bushire, 1860s–93 British Agent in Bahrain...