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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Steffi Marung Abstract In this article the Soviet-African Modern is presented through an intellectual history of exchanges in a triangular geography, outspreading from Moscow to Paris to Port of Spain and Accra. In this geography, postcolonial conditions in Eastern Europe and Africa became...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 319–324.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the nineteenth and twentieth centuries minority politics became a rubric for sociopolitical emancipation, providing a framework for intellectuals in colonized Asia and Africa to question European powers' treatment of marginalized communities. Bar Sadeh and Houwink ten Cate contend that “minority” has unique...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 389–403.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Caitlin C. Monroe Abstract This article explores the unconventional life of Ugandan Akiki Nyabongo, an “intellectual misfit” whose career and legacy reveal some of the limitations of global intellectual history. Nyabongo led a remarkably global life: he lived and worked with George Padmore...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 663–666.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Valerie J. Hoffman Philosophising in Mombasa: Knowledge, Islam, and Intellectual Practice on the Swahili Coast Kai Kresse Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, for the International African Library, London, 2007 xvi, 288 pp., $120.00 (cloth), £70.00, (paper) Duke University Press 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 383–389.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Israel Gershoni; Amy Singer Duke University Press 2008 Introduction: Intellectual History in Middle Eastern Studies Israel Gershoni and Amy Singer n recent decades, intellectual history has not been a fashionable field in Middle Eastern studies. While in the 1950s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2015
... (paper) Introduction: A Global Intellectual History of Feminism In her [He-­Yin Zhen’s] analysis, whereas the form of the injustice could and did shift, the logic of injustice was historically reinscribed and, in that sense, continuous. Defining “woman” through and embedding her...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and transregional histories, which have become more prominent, both intellectually and institutionally, in Germany with the rise of the Global History approach in recent years. Modern South Asian history, too, has successfully moved beyond the colonial and nationalist framework to explore the larger terrain...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 391–401.
Published: 01 December 2006
... earlier An World Mehrzad Boroujerdi Intellectuals ofthe Interwar Years (1919–1939...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 402–415.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kevin M. Doak Duke University Press 2006 Romancing the East, Rejecting the West: Japanese Intellectuals’ Responses to Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century Kevin M. Doak...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 416–433.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Ali Mirsepassi Duke University Press 2006 Religious Intellectuals and Western Critiques of Secular Modernity Ali Mirsepassi n the following discussion I offer...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 434–445.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Serdar Poyraz Duke University Press 2006 Thinking about Turkish Modernization: Cemil Meriç on Turkish Language, Culture, and Intellectuals Serdar Poyraz...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 83–93.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Ahmad Agbaria Abstract The swift rise of a new guard of cultural thinkers from the margins of the Arab world during the 1970s amounts to one of the most striking yet forgotten episodes in postcolonial Arab thought. Coming primarily from Morocco, these intellectuals and activists rejected a long...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Saeed Rahnema For nearly a century and a half, Iranian intellectuals' demands for secularism and democracy have remained unfulfilled. Needless to say, the establishment of a religious state has further exacerbated the formidable challenges in achieving their goals. Nonetheless, amid the current...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Siavash Saffari Abstract Leading twentieth-century Iranian public intellectual Ali Shariati has been described by some as a proponent of a project of nativism and cultural authenticity. This article offers an alternative reading of Shariati, one that highlights the germination of his thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Razak Khan Abstract This article examines literary and cultural translations in the domain of thoughts on education by following the trajectories of intellectual networks among South Asian and German scholars. The main protagonists of this entangled intellectual history are Syed Abid Husain (1896...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Fariba Zarinebaf Placing the history of social and intellectual movements in the Middle East in a comparative context, this article examines intellectual interactions between the Young Ottomans and Young Iranians in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. More specifically, it sheds...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 404–415.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Christoph Schumann In the intellectual history of the Arab world, there is a remarkable dearth of literature on liberal thought. In comparison, nationalism and Islamism have attracted much more attention and molded our image of the Middle East. This essay takes a new look at liberal thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 32–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Mona Abaza This article looks at how the discourse of tanwir (enlightenment) has been used, appropriated, and recycled in multiple milieus ranging from state discourse and the secular intellectuals in the process of co-option by the state to the Islamists and the nationalists. Precisely when...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 389–404.
Published: 01 August 2014
... for its intellectual baggage and propensity to generate “Mediterraneanism.” In the francophone context, the Mediterranean has been a significant yet contentious intellectual category since the waning days of empire. Since the 1980s, with the decline of French power in Europe, the idea of a Mediterranean...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... for the production of literary modernity. Arguing for a verbal as well as textual discourse of modernity shared between early twentieth-century Iranian and Indian intellectuals, Jabbari examines how these intellectuals made use of premodern materials for their modernizing projects, and how nationalism shaped...