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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 331–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Michele L. Louro The colonial state specifically targeted the League against Imperialism (LAI) as an institution on trial in Meerut; however, authorities did not arrest and charge Jawaharlal Nehru, the official representative of the LAI in India. Louro’s article argues that this oversight on the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2017) 37 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... alienation of humanities scholars has arisen in Taiwan's academia. Third, Taiwan's lay culture is encountering challenges in the globalization trend. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 indicator frenzy humanities Taiwan citation index academia China I would like to thank Sheldon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 533–557.
Published: 01 December 2008
... elaboration with cosmopolises of the ' ajam world. I argue that Pollock's analysis of culture and power in premodernity lays the groundwork for a philosophical critique of modern forms of government, the outlines of which are traced in part 3. Premodernity is conceptually necessary to critical and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the specificity of waste’s material and discursive dimensions provide fertile ground on which to contest the disposability of labor and lay bare the ethics of infrastructure. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 infrastructure discard citizenship urban Africa This article is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 217–226.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and openly. In this essay, I argue that while Hassan and Morqos does not attempt to paint a rosy picture of national unity in Egypt, it nevertheless perpetuates the state's official spin on events by laying the blame on “extremists” on both sides, thus exonerating the government from its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... framing and configuration of the Mediterranean as a privileged site for imagining Europe, whether its past or its future. The contributions to “Mediterra- nean Departures” forego the familiar singularity of the Mediterranean as a geographic fact and instead lay bare its centrality to projects of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 446–455.
Published: 01 December 2017
... , no. 2 ( 2013 ): 299 – 319 . Kong Shuyu . “ Cultural Propaganda in the Age of Economic Reform: Popular Media and the Social Construction of Shanxi Merchants in Contemporary China .” China Journal 63 ( 2010 ): 79 – 99 . Lai Delin . “ Zhangbi Cun: yi ge xiangtu juluo de lishi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 August 2010
....   of This special section opens with an essay that lays out two contrasting modes of engaging Studies with states, arguing for a preferred vision shared by many other contributors. Sunder Rajan   and takes two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
... largely through the planning arching logic of colonial rule. The construction of and organizing of infrastructures, then the poli- irrigation canals and mechanisms of river control, tics of nature is always a politics of infrastructure. for example, or the laying...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1992) 12 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 May 1992
... only pleasure to gaze at grandfather ensconced in his howdah! on gem-studded thrones they sat, while on tom mats you lay dreaming of the tusker! You labored long weaving silken tapestries for their palaces. Sleepless you labored in the sultan’s harems making foam-soft beds...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 310–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... among a wider public. They argue that League against Imperialism and the Meerut Con- these were visible notably in the youth movements spiracy Case.” The League against Imperialism among the ubiquitous youth leagues that had (LAI) was one of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2016) 36 (2): 361–368.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., communitarian, and hagiographical—are written in its name. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Jadunath Sarkar Leopold von Ranke scientific history lay history tragedy Indian history References Chakrabarty Dipesh . The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and His Empire of Truth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 354–355.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Partition. Three appendices vidual freedom. He goes on to posit the Buddhist no- are informative as they give the lay reader a short history tion that victimhood is yet another way of “[reinforcing] of the Punjab and the Indian press, as well as biogra- one’s delusive sense of self as that which has been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 355–356.
Published: 01 August 2003
... critical Jomo Kenyatta’s Facing Mount Kenya (1938), alongside reception, Suk finds Traversée to enact a critique of Edwin Smith and Bronislaw Malinowski, enables Desai “Caribbean multiplicity and diversity to which créolité lays to examine a case of a “native” taking up ethnogra- claim” in consonance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2005) 25 (1): 261–264.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Book Reviews 256 authors’ reiteration that this liberated status does torically more specific way, so as to lay bare its so- not mark a decisive closure or an end of history. ciopolitical, economic, and cultural contours in or- Rather, what is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1990) 10 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 August 1990
... society and banish from it all evils. jurist was not aware? Until the Select Committee of the House to which the Bill has been referred gives it a final shape by May 10, it The Bill lays down that interpreting Quran and can at best be described as a compendium of pious Sunnah in respect of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a secular state. Reza Alijani, a lay religious in- women who reject Islamist gender politics in tellectual, contrasts literalist and rationalist their daily lives. Peyman Vahabzadeh, focusing religious perspectives as well as rigid secularist on the Fedayeen...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 347–349.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Homeless Texts,” in (feminine) creative spirit. That road is still open to us. which Tavakoli-Targhi lays out the assumptions under- But what are the political-social-economic conditions pinning a conventional understanding of modernity as a under which this becomes a possibility for all? This is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1997) 17 (1): 127–144.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Helly [1993] and Walton Look Lai [1993], New West Indian Guide 70 ( 1–2 ): 91 –99. Khan , Aisha . 1995 . “Homeland, Motherland: Authenticity, Legitimacy, and Ideologies of Place Among Muslims in Trinidad,” in Peter van der Veer, ed., Nation and Migration: The Politics of Space in the South...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
... tic, and the political body. lays bare the conceits of the nation-­state form in South Asia by explicit reference to the millennial South Asia in the Global Field interaction between China and the subcontinent. Sikander’s translation of the artistic practices of In reanimating Asia as an...