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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1999) 19 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Charles Schaefer © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 “Selling at a ‘Wash:” Competition and the Indian Merchant Community in Aden Crown Colony Charles Schaefer “Selling at a wash” may...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian R. Prange The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port Um Nancy Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2009 xiii + 270 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $30.00 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Merchant Houses of Mocha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 December 2010
... by the Sassanian Empire in Asia were inherited by the Muslims in the seventh century CE and were continued and expanded. Duke University Press 2011 Bazaars, Merchants, and Trade in Late Antique Iran Touraj Daryaee uch of Sassanian-­era trade in the Near East is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Kaveh Louis Hemmat The Khatay'namah , or Book of China , a description of Chinese government and society in the mid-Ming period, written by a Central Asian merchant and presented to the Ottoman court in 1516, is evidence that the advent of more rationalized, centralized, and bureaucratic forms of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2007) 27 (2): 463–478.
Published: 01 August 2007
...: Sixth-Century in Religious Diversity among Sogdian Merchants...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Prita Meier This article examines what happens to objects once they stop being mobile and come to rest on specific bodies and in specific buildings. The material landscape of Indian Ocean port cities, including their mosques, merchant mansions, and even the houses of people who are not powerful...
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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
... wealthy merchants. Residents made themselves at home, or not, in these spaces, in ways that suggest that the houses were haunted by the specter of the uncanny left by those who had been ostracized as class enemies. The uneasy persistence of an uncanny domestic domain enabled repressed personal and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 549–569.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Persian materials, as well as Dutch and Portuguese archives, to illustrate the role of Iranians as statesmen and merchants. However, Dayal turns to Persian chronicles and a maṣnavī or narrative poem written in the courtly vernacular to understand Mustafa Khan’s role as a literary patron, especially of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
... light on the impact of Ottoman reformist and constitutional movements in similar developments in Iran and the role of modernizing bureaucrats, merchants, ulema, and intellectuals in the diffusion of an alternative and indigenous modernist and constitutionalist ideology from Istanbul to Tabriz and the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
... deciphered textual sources dating to the fourth and fifth centuries CE, respectively, and from the fact that Sogdian was a lingua franca of the merchant routes through Central Asia into China. Although Sogdian became the main language of dissemination of Buddhist, Manichaean, and Christian texts to the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 2010
... history and anthropology of Iran from a global perspective. More specifically, the conference set out to explore the histo- T r a d e a n d T r a f f iries c iand n ethnographies of travelers, merchants, and those engaged in trade and traffic across...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 131–141.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Qatif (Arabia): dian merchant families served as the Resident’s “na- Native Agent Arab 1820?–3 tive agents” in over half of the political posts within Mughu (Persia): the Gulf Residency. The result was a collaborative Native Agent Arab 1823–30 power triangle among the Resident, his native...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1981) 1 (2): 20–26.
Published: 01 August 1981
... has important political, legal, and economic ramifications for mercantile groups such as the Bhatias. Prior to the 19th century, the Bhatias, like several other groups, were powerful and wealthy merchants and traders functioning within a pre-capitalist framework. Their...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 97–111.
Published: 01 August 1987
... between inaugurated by the founding of the Natal Indian Congress Africans, "Coloureds" and Indians. Rather, in the interest of (NIC). During the second phase the merchants, with maintaining white supremacy and advancing the capitalist Mohandas K. Gandhi initially acting as their spokesman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1983) 3 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 August 1983
... the Handloom Weaving Industry in India”, South Asia Bulletin , 1 : 2 . Mishra , S.C. , 1982 , “Commercialization, Peasant Differentiation and Merchant Capital in Late 19th Century Bombay and Punjab”, Journal of Peasant Studies , 10 : 1 . Morris , M.D. , 1963 , “Towards a Re...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Yusuf Sarfati Democratic Values in the Muslim World Fattah Moataz A. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner , 2006 v + 209 pp., $23.50 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Mocha’s commercial ties. The Merchant Houses of Trade...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1982) 2 (2): 29–34.
Published: 01 August 1982
... invested. The period covered will extend from the 1890's, after the initial penetration of Indian merchant activity into Uganda, up until the 1930's which marked the beginning of a short period of stagnation due to the war. More importantly it was also the start of a long-term decline in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1999) 19 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 1999
... that has held steady ever since.2 Of course, Indian merchants also continued to 0 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. XLX No. 2 2 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. XXNo. 2 (1999...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 May 2004
... indigenous merchants, pregnate the Sayyida. Still more rumors maintained whose stories have gone largely untold, was much that Kirkpatrick had embraced Islam and married more prevalent and fundamental to Britain’s rule the girl. British officials feared that Kirkpatrick than was formerly acknowledged—in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1995) 15 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the grants-in-aid and, on the flected its dual role as an entrep6t as well as a center other, the limited resource base of the settlement of employment. First, a merchant class emerged with contrived to make the state incapable of effectively a base in the produce trade with the hinterland...