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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Veli N. Yashin The emergence of the “Mediterranean” as a coherent category of thought or, more pertinently, as a “geohistorical universal,” dates back to the early nineteenth century. The relation of the Mediterranean to formations of knowledge would thus be linked to the framework of imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 389–404.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Madeleine Dobie Since the landmark intervention of Edward Said, the “Orient” has been widely rejected as a repository of European projections of alterity, and the Mediterranean is variously embraced as a promising framework for cross-cultural relations and transnational scholarship and rejected for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Alexis Wick The invention of the Mediterranean as a coherent analytical concept dates back to early nineteenth-century Europe, just as the new academic disciplines of history, geography, and Orientalism were being institutionalized, amid the wider transformation of the order of words and things...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
... mediterranean civilizations. Duke University Press 2011 The Indo-­Mediterranean Caduceus and the Worship of the Tree, the Serpent, and the Mother Goddess in the South of India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 353–357.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Nada Moumtaz Abstract This essay engages Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean . It highlights Doumani's significant deconstruction of the culturalist assumptions of the category of the Arabor Muslim family. Based on the wealth of the archive uncovered by Doumani, the essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 52–61.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Bettina Dennerlein Duke University Press 2007 South-South Linkages and Social Change: Moroccan Perspectives on Army Reform in the Muslim Mediterranean in the Nineteenth Century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the political economy of different localities across the Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean and, perhaps, well beyond. Taken together, both aspects of the framework reveal the complexity of the Ottoman legal landscape. They also suggest new directions in which Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean could...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
...M’hamed Oualdi In order to reframe our perception of the Mediterranean, Oualdi’s essay connects two aspects of northern African history usually treated separately, namely the historiography of colonialism and the historiography of Ottoman rule. Oualdi explores how the legacies of Ottoman slavery...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... past decade or so, particularly the shift toward maritime conceptions of space (Mediterranean, Indian Ocean), which though by no means new have breathed new life into the study of the premodern and colonial/modern history of the Middle East. The rise of global and connected history has similar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Julia Stephens Abstract This Kitabkhana contribution situates Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History within recent trends in the field of legal history. Doumani's hybrid method, which combines quantitative analysis with qualitative case studies, presents a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
... essays signal a way of approaching sovereignty and exception not as totalizing and synthetic, but rather as multivalent, recursive, and regenerative. Second, the designation of “partial personhood” or “disabled citizenship” is offered as a way of conceptually traversing trans-Mediterranean and trans...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 266–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... uniform and universally accepted by jurists across the Islamic Mediterranean and beyond, as evinced by the early tenth-century CE treatise Kitab Akriyat al-Sufun , as well as earlier jurisprudential queries. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 custom maritime trade Prophet Muhammad...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 549–555.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Hadhramawt to Java, Zanzibar to Oman, Awadh to Karbala and Najaf, and the Zanj to Shiraz. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Indian Ocean Mediterranean studies Middle East I would like to acknowledge Richard Bulliet, Jeffery Dyer, Aimee Genell, Christine Philliou, and Nurfadzilah Yahaya...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... spatially bounded analytical frames, Ghazal proposes, is the network. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 networks Ibadism Middle East Mediterranean Africa Indian Ocean Zanzibar al-Busaidi Empire Mzab Nahda Islamic Reform print Arabic press area studies Funding for this...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 223.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Kahlon elaborates on the role of artistic production in highlighting and bridg- ing this gap between the rational medico-­legal entity of the corpse and the spectrality of the absent body. We close with a series of critical reflections on the framing and configuration of the Mediterranean as a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 296–309.
Published: 01 August 2018
... al-Gharb al-Islami , 1984 . Al-Timbuktawi Ahmad Bakr al-Qadi Abi Ibrahim Yusuf b. Hatk al-Sitr Amma Alayhi Sudani Tunus min al-Kufr . 1813 . MS. Bibliothèque Nationale , Tunis . Austen Ralph A. “ The Mediterranean Islamic Slave Trade out of Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2018
... World . New York : New Amsterdam Books , 1989 . Gubara Dahlia . “ Review of Terence Walz and Kenneth Cuno, eds .” Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in Nineteenth-Century Egypt, Sudan and the Ottoman Mediterranean . Der Islam 88 , no. 1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 August 2019
... reconfigure Ibadi conceptions of Islam. We close this issue with a Kitabkhana on Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean . The words family and religion are frequently cited in histories of the modern Middle East, but, as Doumani argues, they are rarely historicized on their own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... onceptualizing the Indian Ocean as a region has a rather short history in academic discourse. In 1979, Pierre Chaunu, for example, could still argue that the Indian Ocean was “scarcely more than an extension of the eastern Mediterranean,” an ocean that was not forming a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the eastern Mediterranean’s experi- Sam Okoth Opondo is an assistant professor in politi- ence of Allied occupation during and after the First cal science and Africana studies at Vassar College. World War. His research interests include smuggling, His research focuses on the dynamics of mediating...