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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian R. Prange The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port Um Nancy Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2009 xiii + 270 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $30.00 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Merchant Houses of Mocha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Chandana Anusha Abstract The Mundra Port on the Gulf of Kutch in western India is one of India's largest port projects today. This article takes the port-circulated narrative of the coast being a natural harbor as its starting point, to show how fresh water was central to official maritime projects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Chandana Anusha; Ayesha Omer; Devika Shankar Abstract Massive modern port projects across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Ocean in the twenty-first century are where anxieties about the global economy, state sovereignty, and climate change converge. Many of these port projects are agents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 148–163.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Devika Shankar Abstract Through a focus on an abandoned harbor development project in Tuticorin in southeastern India, this article interrogates the factors shaping port development in the first quarter of the twentieth century. Tuticorin—which at the time was the second-busiest port in the Madras...
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Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 1. A Kutchi vahan at Mombasa's Old Port, 2011. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 1. View of Kattupalli Port, with fishing boats in the foreground. Photo by author, 2023. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 May 2024
... phenomenon, among others. This backdrop often remains suppressed when sketching its contemporary history. As this afterword details, the special section “Port Environments in South Asia” shows that as ports and littoral societies receded from scholarly focus, the relationship among state, market...
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 2. Ports in a muddy creek. Mumbai's ports have been situated in relatively shallow, muddy waters of Thane Creek/Mumbai Harbor. Map by Siddharth Chitalia. More
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 6. Plan of Mandvi Harbor. Report on the Survey of Minor Ports in India by S. Nanjundiah, 1952. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 135–147.
Published: 01 May 2024
... environments connecting Europe, Africa, India, and China since prehistoric times. Indian Ocean ports grew in number, size, wealth, and permanence over the centuries and anchored the rise of seaborne empires connecting Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Modernity traveled among industrial port cities along...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Steffi Marung Abstract In this article the Soviet-African Modern is presented through an intellectual history of exchanges in a triangular geography, outspreading from Moscow to Paris to Port of Spain and Accra. In this geography, postcolonial conditions in Eastern Europe and Africa became...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of ports, and enforced treaties of circulation and trade. Nk106@aub.edu.lb Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Circulation colonialism violence episteme capital If the “sea is history,” it is also a history of capitalism and of resistances to it. 1 Capitalism, in its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Prita Meier This article examines what happens to objects once they stop being mobile and come to rest on specific bodies and in specific buildings. The material landscape of Indian Ocean port cities, including their mosques, merchant mansions, and even the houses of people who are not powerful...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 408–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the Kolkata Port Trust. Through ethnography we track how public-private partnerships are forged by exemplary men, or seers, deploying divinatory action. The fortunes of business, trade, and the livelihoods of informalized workers rest on these practices, which generate short-term unstable forms of capital...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 104–117.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Figure 1. View of Kattupalli Port, with fishing boats in the foreground. Photo by author, 2023. ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Figure 2. Ports in a muddy creek. Mumbai's ports have been situated in relatively shallow, muddy waters of Thane Creek/Mumbai Harbor. Map by Siddharth Chitalia. ...
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Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 3. Container traffic from China has increased after the establishment of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. This traffic passes through the bazaar on its way to and from the dry port. Photograph by the author, 2017. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 176–190.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the Ottoman Empire: Porters and the Sublime Porte, 1826-1896 .” In Humanist and Scholar: Essays in Honor of Andreas Tietze , edited by Lowry Heath ., 59 – 69 . Istanbul : Isis Press , 1993 . ———. Social Disintegration and Popular Resistance in the Ottoman Empire, 1881-1908: Reactions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 407–419.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Figure 1. A Kutchi vahan at Mombasa's Old Port, 2011. Photograph by the author. ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 176–190.
Published: 01 August 2023
... between the port cities of the Persian Gulf (Dubai in particular) and western Indian Ocean ports. Although film technology circulated in the region in the early twentieth century, cinema was introduced to the Persian Gulf audience under exclusive and restricted norms. 8 This audience was composed...
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