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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 16–24.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Joya Chatterji © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 The Bengali Muslim: A Contradiction in Terms? An Overview of the Debate on Bengali Muslim Identity Joya...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph S. Alter On one level, and with reference to a specific frame of reference, embodied forms of practice that have come to be associated with Yoga and Taoist philosophy appear to be very similar if not identical in terms of form, structure, and purpose. However, there is no clear-cut history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Andrew Herscher Abstract Emerging in British agricultural discourse in the seventeenth century, the term blight moved from agriculture to culture, and so from countryside to city, in the context of the industrializing American city of the early twentieth century. This city housed increasingly large...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 325–331.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Paul W. Werth Abstract Is minority a term applicable to groups in the Russian Empire, as an imperial formation? This article seeks to answer this question by engaging with two others: (1) Was there a term (or terms) that conveyed that idea? And, (2) Was there a historical experience among...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Gregory A. Barton Historians have tangled with two difficult conceptualizations of Hinduism. One is the use of the term Hinduism , and the other, the relation between environmental ethics and Hinduism. One posits a “merry India” that is diverse, tolerant, and amorphous, impossible to pin down...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 547–562.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that entail self-conscious negotiations with sites of cultural production and cultural capital. These practices of representation can be described as crossings in spatial terms (from East to West Amman), in economic terms (from a lower to a higher social class), and in cultural terms (from working- and middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 234–245.
Published: 01 August 2003
... for succession and rebels could and did claim legitimacy once they were successful. The position both justified and was justified by arbitrary rule, where long-term functional social classes did not exist and history became a series of connected short terms, a sociological phenomenon which still persists...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 361–371.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Monica Katiboğlu Abstract As an innovative literary movement marked by intensified transaction with European languages and literatures, Edebiyat-ı Cedide (“New Literature,” 1896–1901) has been conceptualized in terms of European influence. Yet paradigms of influence neglect to account for the ways...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., semiskilled, and unskilled labor shape the everyday work of building, yet these terms only partially map onto hierarchies of embodied capacities and know-how. At least two vectors are producing what I term a “problem-space” concerning skill. On one hand, long-standing patterns of informal learning by doing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and literary expression existing at the time through their rhetorical use of a language of entitlement that universalizes feminine desire in humanist terms. They did so through the portrayal of female characters who express the desire to possess sexual freedom, economic independence, and human equality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 269–280.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Iran Confiscated , 2004). The article argues that new orientalism in France comes from the “natives” only, and can thus be considered as “self-orientalism” according to Edward Saïd's term. It uses the term native to point out the paradox of the new orientalist writers' discourse: they proclaim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Khodadad Rezakhani The Silk Road is commonly used as a convenient blanket term to describe the many trade routes and points of contact that criss-crossed Central Asia. The term is generally overused, to the point that everything in the history of the region is conceptualized within the confines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 440–453.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., by the intensification of existing forces: if animal- or waterpower gradually became relatively less central with the advent of coal, in absolute terms and in terms of their social significance their importance often grew. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 energy coal infrastructure Egypt References...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
... it has focused on this paradox of mediation at the center of modern political life. Whereas liberal theories of the public sphere sought to distinguish a rational reading public forged through a dialectic self-abstraction from what Habermas once termed “pressure from the street,” recent work...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
... poetry, in terms of the sadism inherent to the Freudian concept of the work of melancholia, the essay argues for a mode of literary and historical enquiry that grasps the most chimerical cultural forms, awash with falsity and fantasy—those that may attempt most forcefully to deny their historicity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
... by the secular wings of the national liberation movements and had engaged in import-substituting industrialization on the basis of enhanced claims for better terms of trade. Cultural nationalists were marginalized by the retreating colonial powers but subsequently reemerged where import-substituting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and the Middle East in the nineteenth century. He contends that the causes of the 1860–61 famine were a series of interlocking issues that had affected the political economy of the Qajar state. The longer-term economic and political developments in the run-up to the crisis had an important role in setting up...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the acceleration of income inequality in rural areas and a huge increase in wheat consumption in cities. The article argues the long-term success of this regime depended on both the improvement of surveillance and coercive technocracy mediated through the military courts and the naturalization of public attitudes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Christine Philliou This essay, written as a response to Partha Chatterjee's on the same three concepts—nationalism, internationalism, and cosmopolitanism—in India (published in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36, no. 2), first considers the validity and terms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 212–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of knowing what not to narrate in relation to the disavowed pasts of 1971 in Pakistan. It draws on long-term ethnographic research on the public memories and nationalist narratives of sexual violence during the Bangladesh war of 1971, along with discussions with various Pakistani scholars and students...