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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 32–61.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Meera Nanda Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1991 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI, Nos. 1 & 2 (1991). Is Modern Science a Western, Patriarchal Myth? A Critique of the Populist Orthodoxy Meera Nanda coupled with their staunch cultural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Sucheta Mazumdar Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1989 South Asia Bulletin, volume 9 number 1 (1989) Racist Responses to Racism: The Aryan Myth and South Asians in the United States Sucheta Mazumdar hronbo was associated with the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Laleen Jayamanne South Asia Bulletin, Vol. Xn No. 1 (Spring 1992) Hunger For Images, Myths of Femininity in Sri Lankan Cinema 1947-1989 Laleen Jayamanne “Myth must be understood as ideological dy- images than before, though given perhaps in the spirit namics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 321–334.
Published: 01 August 2003
...KAMRAN ASDAR ALI Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Myths, Lies, and Impotence: Structural Adjustment and Male Voice in Egypt1 KAMRAN ASDAR ALI In the first few minutes of Sharif Arafa’s 1996 Egyp- tance of this position the film develops this theme as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 August 1986
.... ed, Communalism and the Writing of Indian History, New Delhi. SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN Vol. VI No. 2 Fall 1986 Nationalism: Sinhala and Tamil Myths Rad hika Coomar aswamy The intensification of the Sri Lankan ethnic conflict in the ernments motivated by a Sinhala nationalist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Dorothy Figueira In this essay, Figueira discusses how the Aryan past can be studied as a myth , meaning a form of discourse that can be employed in the construction or the deconstruction of society. In particular, this examination focuses on the discourse concerning the Aryan race as a shared myth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 156–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
... debate in Western Europe and compares the different discursive contexts in France, Britain, and Germany. The second section proposes a mythological reading of the veil by using the notion of myth as employed by Roland Barthes. The third section argues that the myth of the veil demonstrates the conflicts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... preempted secular and Cold War imperatives. For literature, wartime chaos punctured the myth of progress and along with it realist literature predicated on a knowable world. After a half century of serving the Arab cause, realism became an overnight anachronism and from its grip emerged the Lebanese war...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
... socialist-realist template changes in the hands of an opposition writer who moves beyond the state-centered enshrinement of official myth. Research conducted for this article was made possible through a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship granted by the Social Science Research...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 1986
... 'favorable indices' it is not surprising that Sri Lanka also make a public case for the necessity to question these myths became the 'country of concentration' for foreign funders and to subject them to the test of rational and scientific and the paradise island of the airline and tourist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 1992
... current ies how certain representations of femininity have been conjuncture. This volume contains edited versions of produced by the cinema through a variety of codes both the papers presented at the session on literary and cul- narrative and visual. She invokes the myth of the tradi- tural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2018
... War: The Shattered Myths .” In Arabs in America: Myths and Realities , edited by Abu-Laban Baha Zeadey Faith T. Abu-Laban Sharon McIrvin , 83 – 112 . Wilmette, IL : Medina University Press International , 1975 . Said Edward . Out of Place: A Memoir . New York : Knopf...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 80–84.
Published: 01 May 1995
... outline Indonesian child laborers in the production of plastic some of the main neo-liberal myths, and to provide a brief toys for Australia. We should be struggling in solidar- critique of each. This approach can then, hopefully, lay ity with them. the basis for developing a series of campaigns...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 39–46.
Published: 01 August 1987
..., derived from myths, legend some central myths of Sinhala historiography and con• and invented history. The idea of manifest destiny and the sciousness to critical examinations. In what could be consid• fear of extermination can be powerful sources of political ered the most rigorously argued essay in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 1998
... diverse analytical perspectives, gan a guru parampara (tradition) which was hereditary, the entangled subjects of ethnographic histories and and there developed in Satnampanth a stock of myths untouchable pasts work to elaborate central analytical and rituals that were associated with the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 412–422.
Published: 01 August 2007
... peoples of America. Naturally, the evolving cul- myths were the most intractable, because they ture of the settlers developed a national myth challenged the legitimacy of the entire system, and ideology that both rationalized the con- though he conceded that the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 27–33.
Published: 01 August 1986
..., N.C.: Duke University Press. The Mahavamsa, Or the Great Chronicle of Ceylon, Wilhelm Geiger , trans. London: Luzac & Company Ltd. Obeyesekere , Gananath 1984 . “The Conscience of King Dutthagamani Abhaya: Or, The Anthropologist as Myth Maker,” Keynote Address delivered at the 13th...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 August 1986
... revival as a reaction to required to reside in the village, pay quit rent and provide this structure: the combining of old myths and new racial army service. Work began on the completion of tombos (land theories to form a new Sinhalese-Buddhist identity. registration) and on the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 347–349.
Published: 01 August 2003
... “rational” reconstruction of male fantasies, 3Roy, Uponnyash Niye, 8 (my translation). myths, delusions of grandeur and illusions of heroism. 4See Haider A. Khan, “Nazrul Islam: Poet with Many W. B. Yeats, whose complex psyche had a place for re- Voices,” The Dawn (30 June 2002) and “Nazrul’s Poetics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 May 2012
... significance. By While Weber refers to secularism’s dis- bringing in Roland Barthes’s idea of myth, the placement of violence, Valerie Behiery describes article conveys how Europe came to terms with how female artists of Muslim descent actively the idea that the veil entered its frontiers in a...