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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. Filmaria ki Kahani ( The Story of Filmaria ), serial number 1, “Filmzada Naujawan” (“Film-crazy youngster”), Nigar Weekly , April 23, 1961. Image courtesy of S. M. Aslam Illyas Rashidi, Karachi. Figure 1. Filmaria ki Kahani (The Story of Filmaria), serial number 1, “Filmzada Naujawan More
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Figure 7. Noorjahan ki Kahani ( The Story of Noorjahan ), serial number 29, “Faisla” (“The Decision”), Nigar Weekly , May 2, 1954. Image courtesy of S. M. Aslam Illyas Rashidi, Karachi. Figure 7. Noorjahan ki Kahani (The Story of Noorjahan), serial number 29, “Faisla” (“The Decision”), Nigar More
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Figure 8. Noorjahan ki Kahani ( The Story of Noorjahan ), serial number 30, “Pakistan ko Rawangi” (“Departure for Pakistan”), Nigar Weekly , May 9, 1954. Image courtesy of S. M. Aslam Illyas Rashidi, Karachi. Figure 8. Noorjahan ki Kahani (The Story of Noorjahan), serial number 30, “Pakistan More
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 4. Predicted number of months per year in 2051–2100 that will exceed the maximum absolute temperature found across all months from 1951–2000, under a high climate-forcing scenario (RCP8.5). From Harrington et al., “Seasonal Cycles.” Figure 4. Predicted number of months per year in 2051 More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–13 , 2011 . variety.com/2011/digital/news/information-please-1118033332/ . Iyer Malathy Waalia Kaajal . “Hits or Duds? Bollywood Ad Blitz Keeps Them Guessing.” Times of India , August 29 , 2002 . Jerven Morten . Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 295–309.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Elektra Kostopoulou This article aims to revisit autonomy and decentralization in the nineteenth century as dynamics that captured the hybrid position of the Ottomans in the rapidly changing regional and international contexts. Addressing briefly a number of different examples, the article argues...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 116–130.
Published: 01 May 2019
... number of vehicles on the road and consequent congestion were the result, and apparently also the driving force, of politics at every level: from class and gender to geopolitics. In particular, the adoption of the car during the infitah was informed by a discourse of demographic and urban crisis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Michael J. Watts Abstract Moral Economies of Corruption is an important intervention, and Steven Pierce provides an alternative way of viewing the long history of anticorruption programs in Nigeria. As Michael J. Watts' contribution discusses, there are a number of dangers that lurk...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Milan Vaishnav Abstract The review essays by Sunila S. Kale, Sandipto Dasgupta, and Michael J. Watts on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria raise a number...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 December 2020
...John T. Sidel Abstract This article reflects on the treatment of sovereignty and stateness in South Asia provided by other authors in this special section of the issue in terms of their implications for the study of Southeast Asian history. The article identifies a number of commonalities between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 565–573.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eric Tagliacozzo It has been for some time now a truism of sorts that the Middle East is a wider locale than the arid landscapes traditionally identified by the moniker. The notional geographies that scholars have worked with for decades are no longer so set and bound. A number of high-profile...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and 1970s, biologists began to argue that conservation was more than a “numbers game”; it also required taking into account nonhuman traditions and social structures. The theory of biological territoriality thus became a conceptual tool for asserting nonhuman claims to land, often in competition with human...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 588–604.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Merieme Yafout There is near unanimity among observers that those who have benefited most from the Arab Spring are the Islamists, who have been brought to power at the ballot box in a number of the countries that have witnessed revolutions or popular movements. How has the Islamists' transition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... activist scholars at a time when the French Republic had collapsed under the Nazi assault and the African colonized elite was in revolt, intellectually and politically. Mahmood's introduction is followed by an assessment of the Grovogui's book by a number of scholars. Beyond Eurocentrism and Anarchy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 246–260.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Abdul Sheriff Slavery is not a fixed condition but a spectrum of unfreedom. The term Islamic slavery has been bandied about for four decades without an adequate definition. At the birth of Islam there were a large number of captives from endemic intertribal warfare, many of them Arabs who were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 491–507.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-Din al-Hilali (d. 1987), and the Indian-born intellectual Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi (d. 1959). Although Gandhi’s circulation to al-Manar was contingent, reflecting Rida’s mode of accumulating knowledge via his personal contacts, Gandhi became a “quilting point” around whom a number of differing Salafi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alastair McClure The Queen’s Proclamation in 1858, her first gesture as the sovereign figurehead of India, offered amnesty to large numbers of those involved in the rebellion. From this point, the royal figure would be invoked at jubilee celebrations and royal durbars, offering royal pardon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of religious and political betrayal, therefore prompting different, and often opposing, narratives of conversion. A number of tropes predominant in early modern English narratives dealing with conversion to Islam are of interest in this regard: the immoral deviant “renegade” motivated by excessive lust...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 398–412.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Esra Özyürek In the past twenty years, around three thousand Turkish Muslims converted to a Turkish-speaking Protestant movement. Despite their small number, they have been physically and ideologically attacked by Turkish nationalists. This article asks why it is so difficult for Turkish secular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 413–422.
Published: 01 December 2009
... been engaged in dissimulation ( takiyye ) and that, in the first opportune moment, would attempt to Islamize the state. In a related manner, the secularists think that there has been a gradual increase in the number of turbaned women and that the latter would exercise a moral pressure on uncovered...