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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Tracy Pintchman Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Courting Krishna on the Banks of the Ganges: Gender and Power in a Hindu Women’s Ritual Tradition TRACY PINTCHMAN A good amount of contemporary postcolonial where.3 Here, however, I wish to focus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 42–49.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Vickie Langohr Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Educational "Subcontracting" and the Spread of Religious Nationalism: Hindu and Muslim Nationalist Schools in Colonial India Vickie Langohr From the point of view of the colonizer, colonial educa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
...’ . Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 empire law friendship identity difference bovine politics In the study of South Asia, the question of religious majority-minority encounters, especially Hindu-Muslim encounters, has usually been pursued through an analytical lens dominated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
... constitutionalist B. R. Ambedkar's conversion to Buddhism along with some half million of his followers in 1956, this article addresses the ways in which Buddhism came to be simultaneously seen as a “Hindu sect” and central to Hindu nationalist projects. It does so through a detailed analysis of the planning...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Sucheta Mazumdar Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1992 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI1 No. 2, Fall 1992. Women, Culture and Politics: Engendering the Hindu Nation Sucheta Mazumdar There is no hope for women in India whether Muslims and Christians Why has this implacable...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 10–15.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Tanika Sarkar © 1994: South Asia Bulletin 1994 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XIV No. 2 (1994) Educating the Children of the Hindu Rashtra: Notes on RSS Schools Tanika Sarkar The first new venture that the Rashtriya and feed on the bitter memories of the holocaust...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 August 2009
... gods. with ormerged pantheon the to added ers teach Brahman that gods ism to nature a on local including later base, elaboration a popular Hindu and ritual older the priestly as refer Brahmanism to of religion Historians Hinduism. of aspect priestly the describes last...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2010
... is occurring at the very moment when neoliberal regime of production has acquired global acceptance. Through a case study of Hindu nationalism, this article indicates how the neoliberal regime formulated at the global scale actually produces India materially and symbolically. The local is materially produced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Shantanu Phukan © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 “None Mad as a Hindu Woman”: Contesting Communal Readings of Padmavat Shantanu Phukan Nationalist and Communalist Readings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 1981
....) 1974 . Laws of Manu. Delhi. Chakraborty , U. ; 1963 . Condition of Bengali Women . Calcutta. Chaudhuri , N. ; 1979 . Hinduism . London. Cormack , M. ; 1953 The Hindu Woman . New York. Govt of India ; 1974 . Towards Equality: Report of the Committee on the Status...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Tanika Sarkar Sarkar’s article looks at the Hindu ritual of widow immolation, which colonial law abolished in 1830. It explores the administration of the ritual before abolition and how, in the process of governance, the widow’s consent emerged as a prominent keyword in colonial bureaucratic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 66–79.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Luna Sabastian Abstract This article establishes racial thinking as central to V. D. Savarkar's (1883–1966) founding theory of Hindutva. Savarkar's issue with the Muslims was not that they were irreducibly “other,” a foreign race polluting Hindu “blood.” Jettisoning racial and caste purity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 638–655.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to the book's imperialist apologetics. Investigations of physical cruelty to women and to animals build Mayo's case against Hindu nationalists' bid for self-rule. Highlighting cruelty alongside the question of dietary choice, Mayo interrogates the self-representation of the Hindu vegetarian as nonviolent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Matthew H. Baxter Abstract The 1981 Dalit mass conversion to Islam at Meenakshipuram, Tamil Nadu, arguably began the Hindu Right's political rise. The conversion raises two different concepts for understanding mass conversion's relationship to democracy. Though it is commonly framed in terms of B...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 20–35.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Alf Gunvald Nilsen; Kenneth Bo Nielsen; Anand Vaidya Abstract With the rise of Hindu nationalist statecraft under the Modi regime, India finds itself at a perilous conjuncture that compels a critical rethinking of the political economy of the world's largest democracy. In this article, we propose...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that have begun to seriously complicate modern perceptions of Aurangzeb as a violent Muslim tyrant who persecuted Hindus. Sohini.Pillai@kzoo.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Aurangzeb Bhasha Allison Busch Mughal Mahabharata One of my most vivid memories of my MA...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Arash Khazeni This essay examines the environmental history of the Afghan frontier city of Balkh and its decline in the Central Eurasian caravan trade in the early nineteenth century. Situated on the frontier between the steppe and the sown, with the Hindu Kush to the south and the Oxus River...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Rachel Dwyer Ganesh is a popular deity all over India, invoked before all Hindu ceremonies as the Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles (Vighnaharta). His close association with Mumbai is well attested through the Ganapati Utsav, the Ganesh festival, not least because images of his immersion...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
... unrealized potentialities of the print medium in order to politicize the Hindu public. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Arya Samaj colonial India Hinduism secularism print culture Research for this article was made possible by grants from the American Institute for Pakistan Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 1994
... nowhere near questioning ing Hindu also amounts to unity of interest with the sanctity of private property. The BJP solidly upper castes and acceptance of their hegemony? supports the economic status quo in favor of the The present paper seeks to examine BJP strategies propertied, inclusive...