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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 54–60.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Timothy Ryan Copyright 1991: South Asia Bulletin 1990 South Asia Bulletin, volume 10 number 1,1990. At The Barricades: Press-state Relations In Modern India Timothy Ryan The health of a democratic society such as India’s is ity of the press as a formal opposition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to understand this transformation in—and decentering of—the modern state's authority, we consider the multiple sources of legal authority claimed by the East India Company (1600–1757) and the way in which it positioned its legal and political legitimacy in relation to multiple and often competing centers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Benjamin Siegel In the years following independence, looking toward agricultural self-sufficiency, India's national leadership sought to identify cultivators endowed with the daring, grit, and experimental character needed to actualize the promise of plenty. Drawing on Western modernization theory...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 August 2007
...-based werevery India in British the Bythen, century. complex nineteenth bythe more grown had situation the markets, for overseas search bythe driven power and naval to tied undoubtedly was expansion when British atime era, modern early the in some currency havehad may...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 August 1983
... in Maharashtra, see Hemalata C. Dandekar and Sulabha Brahme, in R.P. Misra and K.V. Sundaram, op. cit., 1979 . Modernization of Agriculture and The Monetization of A Village Economy In Deccan Maharashtra, India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Razak Khan Abstract The current turn in the histories of modern India and Germany is a movement away from their respective national and linguistic boundaries toward exploration of global connections and resultant entanglements. It has been facilitated by new interventions made by transnational...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Faisal Devji In his unprecedented study of history as consciousness and discipline in modern India, The Calling of History , Dipesh Chakrabarty argues that this history has never been properly institutionalized. He explores the tense relations between academic and popular histories in the career...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 367–374.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alastair McClure; Saumya Saxena This introduction offers a critical survey of existing literature on law in modern India and presents an overview of the four essays in the special section, which illustrates new directions in the field of Indian legal history. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in the sea against a backdrop of skyscrapers have become a visual cliche about the paradox of the modern and the traditional in today's India. But while this form of Ganesh is a temporary visitor to the city, Ganesh as Siddhivinayak has become perhaps the most visible deity in the city with a large new...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 235–244.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of the British Indian Empire is compared with that of the Ottoman, differences will emerge with respect to the historical formation of the national-popular in the European and non-European Ottoman provinces, the creation of modern state structures in British India, the linguistic foundations of the national...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
...—infrastructural and cognitive—needed doing, to join them to each other and produce a seamless contiguity? Even as developmental infrastructure in India in the 1960s aimed to modernize, it also operated in a realm of fantasy and desire, a realm archived by the propaganda film. In response to the call...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 35–49.
Published: 01 May 2015
... satellite. This commitment was manifested in modernization theorists’ belief in the role of modern media as an enabler of development in India. Simultaneously, the US State Department orchestrated a program of assistance to India on space-related matters as a foil against India’s nuclear ambitions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of these frameworks we have compared and might compare three concepts with Chatterjee’s observations re- them. The most common framework of late has garding modern India, we must first define the been the binary of colonizers and colonized, yield- Ottoman/post-­Ottoman case...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 December 2012
... position. Finally, Figueira examines how analogous notions regarding identity resurface in modern critical theories of ideal readers and spokespersonship. A comparative analysis of representations of the Aryan in India and in the West can shed light on how South Asia is constructed today in global academe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
... . London : Verso , 1983 . Appadurai Arjun . Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1996 . Bate Bernard . Tamil Oratory and the Dravidian Aesthetic: Democratic Practice in South India . New York : Columbia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 379–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Conjunctures: Brahmin Communities and ‘Early Modernity’ in India.” American Historical Review 118 , no. 3 ( 2013 ): 765 – 87 . Philliou Christine . “USSR South: Postcolonial Worlds in the Soviet Imaginary.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 33 , no. 2 ( 2013...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
... thought, is viewing the world in its totality from theory. A major weakness of modern social science an angle that is specific to a social group. In so- in India, the authors suggest, is its heavy depen- cial life, there is no “view from nowhere”; most of dence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... rule and later informal empire that the British Parker, Kunal. Common Law, History, and Democracy in had done in places like India, Africa, and Latin America, 1790 – 1900: Legal Thought before Modernism. America, it was not exceptional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 19–21.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of an inner group of Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Penumbral Visions: Making Polities in physicians close to the Fifth Dalai Lama. Yet they will Early Modern South India (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan now enter the historical record for what they tell us Press, 2001). about the creative reinvention...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Richard David Williams Abstract In early modern North India, knowledge systems developed simultaneously in multiple “classical” and “vernacular” languages. This article examines the processes of multilingual knowledge transmission through an analysis of a Brajbhasha (classical Hindi) music treatise...