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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... relationship to the past is mediated through architecture—as professional practice, as physical object, but also as metaphor for thought. Arguing that public history projects in the country evince a “will to architecture”—the desire to erect a stable edifice in the face of a vertiginous historicity—it then...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 133–146.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Litheko Modisane This essay examines the public life of the South African film Mapantsula (1988), an overtly antiapartheid engagé film about a petty gangster in the context of the 1980s political unrest in South African townships, from the moment of the film's inception to the history of its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 314–335.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Anuj Bhuwania Bhuwania’s article studies the politics of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in contemporary India. PIL is a unique jurisdiction initiated by the Indian Supreme Court in the aftermath of the Emergency of 1975-77. Bhuwania locates the history of PIL in India’s postcolonial predicament...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2014) 34 (1): 129–134.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Donald Quataert This short contribution is a slightly edited version of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture that Donald Quataert gave at Binghamton University on 5 November 2010—his last public lecture before his death in February 2011. Quataert was a tireless advocate of the method of “history from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
... politics of the crowd and that of the reading public reveals a closer relationship. Drawing on research about the history of print capitalism in southern India, Cody’s essay seeks to come to theoretical terms with a democratic public sphere where physical force is deeply intertwined with the printed word...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 December 2008
...John Postill New Media and the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere, 2nd ed. Dale F. Eickelman and Jon W. Anderson, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003 213 pp., $19.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 388–410.
Published: 01 August 2011
... placed on public display.”11 They too argue With roots in religious, political, and military that the selectivity of cultural material on dis- contexts, festivals and processions are a histori- play imbues festival producers with the power cally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2005) 25 (2): 297–317.
Published: 01 August 2005
... fIainWmnsActivism Women’s Iranian of Roots the of Reading Historiographical and Historical Alternative An Sphere: Public the in Women Qajar Nineteenth-Century .jhu.edu/journals/journal Booth, History,” Marilyn Gender and see Women’s East East, Middle both in Middle Directions in “New the conducted and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Public Sphere, Film History, and Bangladeshi of norms with di erentiated competences and Nationhood roles, membership regulations, and so on. . . . It Comparative A leading scholar of Asian cinema, Wimal Dis- is characterized by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 574–582.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Cultural critics perceived the movement and rhythms as “uncontrollable” and difficult to describe. Critic Akil Cem had even proposed that the Charleston steps be “tamed” by limiting the steps from twenty to five, while writer Fikret Adil referred to jazz as “awakening a horrible monster.” The jazz public...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 31–37.
Published: 01 August 1998
... periods in Iranian history the powerless cabinets, on the other, who had to take a stage was set for a rapid concentration of power. public bill to parliament each time the central bank From the early 1920s to the early 1930s there is wanted to increase the stock of money in circulation. growing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2001) 21 (1-2): 75.
Published: 01 August 2001
... support of a hegemonic ruling Reid’s discussion of the latter is clearly evident of the tre- elite, regardless of its political or religious orientation. Donald mendous growth in women’s history in the time since his Malcolm Reid’s Cairo University and the Making of Modern Egypt book was published in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2006) 26 (2): 279–302.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Camron Michael Amin Duke University Press 2006 Blurring Private and Public Lives by Design: Isfahan University of Technology, 1977 – 2005 Camron Michael Amin...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2005) 25 (1): 191–203.
Published: 01 May 2005
... hrfr twswt nioi iwt History from to motto view the ironic that an with was it Therefore ei bu h a n aeapbi discus- public difficult. a sion made and war the Lebanese about the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Nelida Fuccaro Fuccaro’s article explores new geographies of leisure and consumption that emerged in Manama and in Bahrain’s oil camps in the first decades of oil development. New forms of public communication such as the press, printed materials, and cinema are used to explore urban spaces, actors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 563–573.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 1. Antoine Prost, “Public and Private Spheres in France,” in A History of Private Life: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times, ed. A. Prost and G. Vincent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2006) 26 (2): 303–325.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... described as public or private were porous and Several possible exceptions are relevant fl exible and subject to negotiation and change. here. Historians who engage in oral-history If these terms were to be useful analytical con- projects face...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 283–290.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Homa Katouzian © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Private Parts and Public Discourses in Modern Iran Homa Katouzian he first half of the twentieth century minus the Reza Shah period is unique in the whole history of Persian literature in the amount of satire...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2007) 27 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Eric Germain Duke University Press 2007 Southern Hemisphere Diasporic Communities in the Building of an International Muslim Public Opinion at the Turn of the Twentieth Century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2006) 26 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., asterisked note. français de recherché en Iran, 1994), 214–16; A. R. e sizdahom, (The Social History of Tehran in the Thir- Neligan, “Public Health in Persia: 1914–24,” Lancet, teenth Century), 6 vols. (Tehran: Farhang-Rasa, AH 5. Landor, Across Coveted Lands, 2:181. In...