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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
... sharia family historiography Ottoman Empire muftis In his ambitious Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean , Beshara B. Doumani seeks to “historicize family and shari‘a” by examining property devolution practices through the institution of the family endowment in the cities of Tripoli...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Yoav Di-Capua How does the European historiographical apparatus, or historicism, translate to a non-European context such as that of India? Drawing on Dipesh Chakrabarty's work The Calling of History , this essay suggests that instead of providing a rigid definition of “non-European” historicism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 454–467.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sovereignty, and social and cultural dynamics, this article develops frameworks for historicizing borderland autonomy in South Asia and beyond. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 sovereignty borderlands environment Deccan Maoism indigeneity The Deccan plateau today is the site...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Eurocentrism.” Against this backdrop, Grovogui presents decolonization as a confrontation with historicism. Grovogui's larger point is that the neglect of non-Western traditions hinders the capacity of theorists to envision different futures. To correct this bias, he presents the thought of three African...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 262–279.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in their relationship to politics and the new public spaces? Building on recent scholarship, Mestyan argues that these were reconstituted as part of symbolic politics and served as a test period for using new technologies to synchronize collective action. He explores this process by historicizing the relationship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 491–507.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Roy Bar Sadeh M. K. Gandhi’s (d. 1948) impact on and interactions with Arabic-literati in Egypt and the Levant is well known in the historiographies of both South Asia and the Middle East. However, this topic has only been historicized through the lens of Arab nationalism or the Khilafat campaign...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 508–523.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the possibility of their commensurability. Such an approach enables us to think through and historicize the “politics of comparison,” with its implications for anticolonialism, antiracism, and transnational solidarity. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 James Baldwin intellectual history Cold...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 641–647.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to historicize the emergence of the paradigm of Islam noir in terms of European attitudes toward Africa and toward Islam in the early twentieth century, we can reach a more nuanced appreciation of the ambivalences in European racial (though perhaps not always unequivocally racist) thinking. Early twentieth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 505–516.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Taushif Kara Abstract This essay takes as its point of departure the conceptual problem posed by intezar , or waiting, in revolutionary Iran. Kara suggests that this problem mirrors the suspension or deferral of sovereignty implied by the logic of historicism, and thus the wider state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 238–254.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Agnes Czajka Focusing on th e particularly volatile period between the Israel-Hezbollah war (July–August 2006) and the prolonged struggle over Nahr al-Bared refugee camp (March–October 2007), this article outlines and historicizes the complex and altering landscape of discursive constructions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of gender inequalities in various legislations and by the enforcement of Sharia pressured by the gains of political Islam. My study draws on the substantial body of literature by local activists and scholars to historicize the current political and economic context of struggle for Muslim women in Africa. I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 574–582.
Published: 01 December 2010
... nationalist narrative marginalized if not rendered silent the 1920s Istanbul jazz scene. In this article, I historicize jazz and highlight a transnational border crossing of performers and cultural products. By so doing, I place the city as being a participant of an urban transnational latitude. Specifically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... In pointing to the mutability of geographical models, Green aims not so much to historicize but to question the continued usefulness of the more formal, closed model of the Middle East. For all such geographical models are ultimately analytical categories that are meant to enable us to trace forms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the past, which encodes a historicization of its own present. In the Rājataraṅgiṇī the Sanskrit tradition reckons with both itself and something far beyond, ultimately coming to terms with its own materiality. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Kalhaṇa Rājataraṇgiṇī kāvya Sanskrit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 275–292.
Published: 01 December 2023
... inhabitation of the camp; and how, on the other hand, private property rights intersect with the competing claims of refugees and the state, whose overriding power changed after the events of Black September in 1970. By historicizing the material processes of refugee land tenure and property creation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 603–619.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the very contours of recognition through a focus on the eye. Rajbir.Judge@csulb.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Punjab nonhuman historicization translation Sikhism In 1924, E. P. Dutton and Company, the distributor of the Everyman's Library series in the United...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 August 2016
... is also a confrontation where history was politicized before it became an between critical history and its Rankean forebear, academic discipline, and where professional histo- and for this reason it is important to read The Call- rians must historicize that double...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 342–350.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Middle historical progress by universalizing the history of the nation-state and rejecting alternate the           2 2008 conceptions of the past. Both these scholars remind us that historicism only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2015
... into endlessly reproduced historicized social relations, thence to reconceptualize the past and the present in a historical mode, was the principle through which He-­Yin Zhen perceived her contemporary world and conceived her own analytical and activist pursuits (10). He-­Yin Zhen (ca. 1884...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
... broader issues concerning authority and legitimacy. Traversing early modern and modern locales, the essays historicize practices of (spatial) enclosure and modalities of rule as both conjoint and contextual. Sunil Purushotham explores the relationship between political federation and Indian...