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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nozomi Sawada Despite the predominance of commercial activities in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Lagos, the press began to devote more space to agriculture and traditional industry from the end of the nineteenth century. By examining early Lagos newspapers for descriptive patterns...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 3. Contents of the “hidden” archive: A newspaper cutting slams the prefabricated housing project as a waste of money. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 August 2020
Figure 2. “Bihruz Bey was reading a newspaper on the boat.” Recaizade Mahmut Ekrem, Araba Sevdası: Musavver milli hikaye , 49. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 360–369.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gail M. Presbey In Gandhi's Printing Press , Isabel Hofmeyr introduces readers to the nuances of the newspaper in a far-flung colony in the age when mail and news traveled by ship and when readers were encouraged by Gandhi to read slowly and deeply. This article explores the ways in which Thoreau's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Megan Eaton Robb Abstract Social and cultural historians of South Asia have long called for additional research into the qasbah , or Islamic small town. This essay offers evidence that Bijnor qasbah, through the newspaper Madinah , hosted alternate geographies and temporalities to construct...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 398–417.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mana Kia This article examines the figure of the Indian friend in late nineteenth-century Persian-language modernist writings, specifically those by Fath ‘Alī Ākhūndzādah, Jamāl al-Dīn “al-Afghānī,” and writers published in the Calcutta newspaper Habl al-Matīn . These writings drew on older...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 404–412.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Orit Bashkin Abstract This essay considers accounts of the Dreyfus Affair published in the newspaper Thamarat al-Funun (founded 1875) during 1898 to demonstrate how Arab writers addressed the rights of minorities in Europe and examined failed emancipatory projects. Writing about the Dreyfus Affair...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 80–90.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Crusoe sought to synch Arabic up with a global age of double-column bookkeeping, the telegraph, the steamship, and the newspaper, and in turn supplant the Indian Ocean stories of Sindbad the Sailor among Beirut's merchants. The latter story cycle constitutes Arabic literary capital appropriated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
... documents, newspaper articles, satirical magazines, travelogues, and literary narratives. She maintains that while the government and hegemonic discourse associated lighting with social and economic progress and emphasized the government's achievements in this regard, discussions of outdoor illumination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 299–313.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of Allied servicemen; newspaper critiques of nightlife entertainments and behaviors; and correspondence among bar and theater owners, their supporters, critics, and French and British diplomatic and military representatives. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 nightlife alcohol imperialism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... literary public, exemplified by Al-Punch , a newspaper born out of a controversy over who had a right to use the Urdu language. Pursuing cosmopolitan impulses while celebrating local culture, the paper invited readers’ collaboration by cultivating a witty and intimate style. While scholarship on South...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and the Ottoman Empire to Iran. This article is based on Persian and Turkish newspapers printed in Istanbul, and Ottoman archival as well as Persian and Turkish narrative sources. Duke University Press 2008 From Istanbul to Tabriz...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 170–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-twentieth-century France. Aside from writing dozens of newspaper articles and letters appearing in the French press, both men conducted interviews, made countless speeches, and held many conferences and presentations throughout France and Europe in their continuing attempts at externally forcing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., and multiple displacement fluxes. Through a collage of interviews, still photographs, old newspapers documents, and a rich array of archival film footage, Forget Baghdad interweaves a dialectic between three Arab diasporas. The first is that of four Arab Jews living with their families in Israel; the second...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Kristin V. Monroe Based on newspaper resources from Lebanon’s French mandate period (1920–46), Monroe’s essay offers a new perspective to a developing global historiography of automobility by considering, in a provisional way and primarily as a basis for further research, how the driving of cars...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Francis Cody Some concept of mass publicity is foundational for a number of theories of democratic self-determination, but the subject of publicity is radically dependent on technologies of representation for its own self-identity. Research on newspapers and the public sphere is valuable because...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 369–375.
Published: 01 August 2015
... presses. By examining Hofmeyr's Gandhi in light of the Indian newspaper landscape of East Africa about which I am familiar, I hope to draw some comparisons about the purpose and meaning of print and reading culture between these two Indian diasporic contexts. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 99–108.
Published: 01 May 2004
... throat. Fawzy died at the scene boundaries in 1930s Egypt. These pages in turn were from her wounds. A few days later, on May 27, consumed by politicians, activists, and Egyptians of newspapers reported that the body of Ayushah both genders and varying social classes, and the Nabil, another Cairo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 33–43.
Published: 01 May 1990
... , Of Common Cloth: Women in the Global Textile Industry , TNI, Amsterdam/Washington DC. Christian Conference of Asia (URM), 1982 , “ The Plight of Asian Workers in Electronics ,” Hong Kong. Committee for Asian Women (CAW), Journals, Newsletters, etc ., Hong Kong. Dabindu: Free Trade Zone Newspaper...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 54–60.
Published: 01 May 1990
... example. Without the incessant newspaper criti- The third element is the evolution of the Congress cism of Rajiv Gandhi’s government, the constant atten- Party’s indigenous nationalism before Independence tion paid to the issue of corruption (highlighted by the into an official nationalist policy...