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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 (2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Alireza Korangy Martyrdom in Iran and the Middle East is a phenomenon that has been subject to a plethora of religious exegesis. However, scholars, often not having prescribed to the Aristotelian notion of poetics, have not only ignored the literary aspects of this phenomenon in the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Peter Chelkowski Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-revolution Iran Roxanne Varzi Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006 290 pp., $79.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that interrogation of headscarf discourse is only possible by turning the very notion of critique against itself in order to interrogate the conditions of secularism. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Hijab Martyrdom, Headscarf Debates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Kamran Aghaie Duke University Press 2008 Martyrdom in Islam David Cook Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 220 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $24.99 (paper) Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the states that succeeded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Shahla Talebi Talebi’s essay emerges at the intersection of the state’s appropriation of martyrdom and the subject’s ethos and act of self-sacrifice, which exceed and transform that appropriation. Through a close reading of two letters sent from the front during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-88...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (martyrdom) as a model of self-formation. These intellectual tendencies were rooted in a tradition of anticolonial and insurgent political thought, exemplified in Shari’ati’s case by an engagement with the writings of Frantz Fanon. Shari’ati’s borrowing of Fanon’s notions of return and decolonial violence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in defending the secular constitution through an appeal to the Islamic conception of martyrdom, wherein “good” citizens are promised to be rewarded not in the secular time but in the hereafter. Islam, Nation-State, and the Military: A Discussion of Secularism in Turkey Sinem Gürbey oth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 53–68.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Misagh Parsa Scholars of the Iranian revolution have often explained the 1979 overthrow of the Pahlavi regime in terms of the rise of an Islamic movement that inspired Iranians to challenge the shah, confront the powerful army, and engage in martyrdom to bring down the monarchy. Leaders...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 20–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and responding to martyrdom operations (a.k.a. suicide bombing), ensuring that these complementary and simultaneous hermeneutic tasks do not slither accidentally into the moral abyss of justifying “terror-ism.” I demonstrate how the film makes use of cinematic conventions (e.g., the thriller genre and camera...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Karbala at death Husayn’s Imam. the Shi‘i of third grandson the Husayn, and Imam of Muhammad martyrdom Prophet the of commemoration Muslim Shi‘i hr—sLbns eoyial ee otefis e aso Muharram...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 May 2012
... The conceptual framework I o er here is analyzes how Halabjan symbolic capital and the one that treats the categorization of martyrdom acquisition of new allies provided the students as a kind of symbolic capital and the protest and who led the protest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 502–514.
Published: 01 December 2009
... immediately by the tragedy of Qasem’s martyrdom and Fatimah Kubra’s subsequent widow- hood. This event resonates profoundly for the Shia of South Asia, who intensely mourn Fati- mah Kubra’s transformation from fortune-bearing wife to inauspicious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... As the central authority disintegrated, the clergy extended its religious authority to the vacuum created in the political sphere and assumed leadership. Specific features of Shiite Islam such as the theodicy of suffering, the martyrdom of Imam Husayn, and Shiite millenarianism enabled the clergy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... the famous ninth-century Sufi martyred in ious communities. Baghdad for his unorthodox theological views. Rat- It is also, Ahmad implies, a text which may prof- nasena’s impending martyrdom is miraculously itably be read by establishing historical anchors for its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... at work and can be discerned only through a spiritual is emphasized in many sakhis. See, e.g., the account reflection. Bhangu, Gur Panth Prakash, 5. of the martyrdom of Tara Singh in Bhangu, Gur Panth 20. Punjabi University Punjabi-English Dictionary...