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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Nurçin İleri İleri's article explores the practice of lighting as a means of development of new spectacles and rise of surveillance in fin-de-siècle Istanbul. It focuses on how the concerns of Ottoman municipal and commercial authorities regarding prosperity and civility gave rise to more city...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 20–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and camera malfunctions) in order to undo the spectacle of terror-ism—and become something other than spectacle in the very route to becoming spectacle—as well as articulate a more nuanced and challenging narrative of Palestinian nationhood, a narrative that has been so far either impermissible or...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Heike Härting This essay argues that the media-generated spectacle of the dead African body serves as a historically and rhetorically continuous signifier through which the West mounts a revisionary practice of cultural introspection and self-reinvention. Analyzing different representations of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... demolished pre-oil town during the first three decades of oil urbanization was more of a spectacle than a lived reality. Although the state exerted much effort and expense between 1951 and 1971 in planning for the development of a capital city to celebrate Kuwait’s newfound prosperity and progress, certain...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 466–480.
Published: 01 December 2015
... predicting people rather than horses. This is because the future is not considered an open-ended event subject to laws of chance, but rather an event that is fixed. The races are perceived as spectacles hiding the real underlying game, where races are being manipulated by jockeys, trainers, horse owners...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
... critic might direct toward specific artists, or singular artworks. These questions assume added significance against the backdrop of a rapidly globalizing museum culture, supported by the concomitant rise in museum construction as supportive infrastructure for new sites of spectacle and speculation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Dina M. Siddiqi My argument revolves around two distinct but entangled lines of inquiry. The first considers the spectacle of Muslim female injury/vulnerability in relation to projects of global solidarity and sisterhood. In light of the entrenched, recursive nature of prevailing associations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Western aesthetics of urbanism in the oil city. Damluji argues that the AIOC produced this cinematic spectacle of urbanism in order to control the image of oil modernity in Iran. This article first examines the discursive practices — the verbal exchanges, ideas, decisions, and conditions — that made...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 August 2017
... relationship between power and sound during Ramadan in the Ottoman Arab provinces in the sec- ond half of the nineteenth century, when new technologies synchronized collective action. Nurçin İleri explores the practice of lighting as a means of developing new spectacles, as well as the rise of surveillance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 377–395.
Published: 01 August 2018
... .” New Delhi : India Brand Equity Foundation , 2013 . Kaur Ravinder . “ Good Times, Brought to You by Brand Modi .” Television and New Media 16 , no. 4 ( 2015 ): 323 – 30 . Kaur Kaur . “ Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital, Novelty in Post-Reform India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and environmental pollution. Pascal Menoret traces the relationship between the Saudi desert and its association with (masculine) cultures of the car, adventure, and control. Jakob Krais's piece analyzes the spectacle of motor sports and desert rallies and closed-circuit car races in interwar French...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1994) 14 (1): 24–32.
Published: 01 May 1994
... spectacle and an cism, I would say: no, not necessarily, not all com- attack on the Indian Constitution. I started think- munalism by any means. I would also contend, ing of Italy at that time because Italy had been, well however, that the whole series of mass spectacles, before Germany, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . “ ‘Calculated to Strike Terror’: The Amritsar Massacre and the Spectacle of Colonial Violence .” Past and Present 233 , no. 1 ( 2016 ), 185 – 225 . Wagner Kim . The Great Fear of 1857: Rumours, Conspiracies and the Making of the Indian Uprising . Oxford : Peter Lang , 2010 . Wagner...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2005) 25 (1): 261–264.
Published: 01 May 2005
...- politicized, and to some extent, ure of the colonial authorities to contain prostitu- influenced by international trends. tion and its spectacle; Nihal Perera studies colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and their exaggeration of tives under scrutiny; and the essays struggle to family resemblances, might come to approxi- Asha resist the twin lures of spectacle and humani- mate a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1996) 16 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 1996
... journeyed to England in Khayyat’s estimation, all narratives of alterity were 1766-1769 recounted: “The young and old gazed at perspectival and validated the cultural perspective of my countenance and shape and I stared at their the reporter: beauty and face. I journeyed for a spectacle and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 August 2008
... perceived as going too far, as mak- America), provides an accessible imagery of an ing too much of a spectacle of themselves. One apparently authentic Western youth culture. But young woman, an art student, identified the these secular Tehrani youth insist on their own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Strikes of the Lahore Conspiracy Case Prisoners, 1929-39 .” Cultural and Social History 5 , no. 4 ( 2008 ): 497 – 508 . Sircar Oishik . “ Spectacles of Emancipation: Reading Rights Differently in India’s Legal Discourse .” Osgood Hall Law Journal 49 , no. 3 ( 2012 ): 527 – 75...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Short History of a Concept”) . Mukaddime 3 ( 2010 ): 81 – 92 . Cezar Mustafa . XIX. Yüzyıl Beyoğlusu (Beyoğlu in the Nineteenth Century) . Istanbul : Ak Yayınları Kültür ve Sanat Kitapları , 1991 . Crary Jonathan . Suspensions of Perception: Attention, Spectacle, and Modern...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 May 2006
... spectacle of September 11 compacted into several gruesome hours many of the ofthe many hours 11 gruesome ofSeptember several into spectacle compacted The rst...