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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 143-158.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jakob Krais Abstract During the 1920s and 1930s, French Algeria and Italian Libya witnessed spectacular motor-sports events: desert rallies as well as car races on closed circuits. Speed sports events, in this context, served three main purposes: they integrated or reconquered the colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 518-531.
Published: 01 December 2014
... participate in, and depart from, automobility paradigms that take the global North as the primary site of historical research and interest by providing insights into the ways in which the motor vehicle not only served a utilitarian function, but also contributed to particular constructions of class, gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 159-169.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mehdi Sakatni Abstract A conventional view of nomadic tribes is that motorization—the passage from animal to automobile transportation—brought about the transformation and eventually the obliteration of the nomadic pastoralist lifestyle in the long twentieth century. But through the example of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 1-2.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and environmental pollution. Pascal Menoret traces the relationship between the Saudi desert and its association with (masculine) cultures of the car, adventure, and control. Jakob Krais's piece analyzes the spectacle of motor sports and desert rallies and closed-circuit car races in interwar French...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 108-114.
Published: 01 August 1994
... for sporting motors. It ings in 1981-85, the non-motorized crafts ac- was a non-government organization in Kerala that counted for 29 percent, with the motorized crafts actually developed a suitable craft, the plywood bringing in 30 percent, making a total of 59 percent vallam (type of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 117-136.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Industry .” In The Frozen and Chilled Meat Trade: A Practical Treatise by Specialists in the Trade , 1 : 31 – 100 . London : Gresham , 1929 . Griffin Emma . Blood Sport: Hunting in Britain since 1066 . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2007 . Harley C. Knick . “ Steers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 476-490.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Sporting Club (a pioneering soccer team of Bengal Muslims), forgetting bit- ter moments of Hindu-Muslim confl ict during the anti-partition movement that took place between 1903 and 1911, “went almost mad . . . [started] rolling on the ground . . . on...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 81-100.
Published: 01 May 2004
... were published. Even during the enhancing activities–-conflation clearly facilitated by period from spring 1935 to 7 January 1936, when the glamorous tie-ins to the world of film. In “Women’s government was encouraging but not compelling Sports: Fifteen Minutes With Micheline Presle,” the unveiling...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611-621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... From bers include Khaza Azmal, Khaza Nasrullah, East Bengal) along with his wife (Lolita), the Khaza Azad, Khaza Akil, Khaza Akmal, and gang of the villain (Nasrullah), another land- Indigenization of (Post)ColonialCinema in South Asia: Khaza Zahir. Ambuj Gupta, a sports...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 318-340.
Published: 01 August 2005
...-Islam Kirmani, see also a report from Anzali in Anjuman (Council) groups among constitutionalists who sported this Tarikh-i Bidari-i Iranian: Moqadamih (The History (Tabriz), year 1, no. 64, 26 Safar AH 1325 (10 April 1907); style of clothing. On other related...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 20-37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... (through extreme sports, real- a frenzy of compulsion, repetition, and retribu- ity shows, etc., which both embody and displace tion, the obscene and self-righteous desire to this insatiable passion du réel). Such configura- raise the threshold of the desert beyond any tions of the passion for the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 286-300.
Published: 01 August 2003
... mass sport like soccer in the that the relative absence of Bengali capital in Calcutta 1930s.101 In fact, bhadralok initiative in such spheres should be viewed as an indication that Bengalis were often overlapped, as in the case of Birendranath Sircar responding to new opportunities in the...