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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 375–381.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sphere in the Indian Ocean. The essay discusses the efforts of Gandhi to create a “reading public” as well as the reformist orientation, the importance of translation, the provisional nature of the printed texts, and the use of multiple languages and scripts. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 54–57.
Published: 01 August 1990
... Copyright 1991: South Asia Bulletin 1990 South Asia Bulletin, volume 10 number 2 (1990). Shariat Act: Text and Commentary from Pakistan SHARIAT ACT: TEXT The following is the text of the Enforcement of Shariat Explanation: 1. While interpreting and explaining Act...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 660–662.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Victoria E. Thompson Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City through Text and Image Çelik Zeynep Clancy-Smith Julia Terpak Frances , eds. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute ; Seattle: University of Washington Press , 2009 ix + 283 pp. , $40.00 (paper) © 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 506–513.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Alison Rice Afrique sur Seine: A New Generation of African Writers in Paris Odile Cazenave Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005 200 pp., $70.00 (cloth) The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History, and Ideology Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 186–202.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Judith Snodgrass Duke University Press 2007 Defi ning Modern Buddhism: Mr. and Mrs. Rhys Davids and the Pa¯li Text Society Judith Snodgrass arly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 14–15.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Sucheta Mazumdar © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Symposium on “Nationalism, Heterotopia, and Homeless Texts” Locating Modernity in World History* Sucheta Mazumdar In this very interesting and provocative essay Mo- tempts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 2–13.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Modernity, Heterotopia, and Homeless Texts Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi “The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Supere uude modernity has been at the center of recent historical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 513–527.
Published: 01 December 2019
... for the fiqh literature. Shifting away from the assumption that religious texts ought to be understood as being in competition with, or inimical to, science allows us to envision a given nass (text) as simply one piece of evidence among others (e.g., data points obtained through perception, calculation...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. Schematic of a causal network depicting climate-related health impacts from a heat wave in a particular city. This factorizes the uncertainty. See text for details. Adapted from Shepherd, “Storyline.” Figure 2. Schematic of a causal network depicting climate-related health impacts More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 3. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (14–15). Drawing of Kandy, map of Senkadagala, photos of Royal Palace, Temple of the Tooth, and Royal Audience Hall in Kandy, and text by Anil De Silva-Vigier. Figure 3. Pages from The Life and Work More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (80–81). Letters regarding application to the Royal Institute of British Architects, drawings by George Keyt, photo of Anil De Silva and Manike Keyt, unattributed watercolor paintings, and text by Minnette More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Clarissa Vierke So far, the diffusion of texts in non-European languages, which have been essential in creating transoceanic links for centuries, have hardly been adequately considered in studies on the Indian Ocean. This article focuses on the appropriation of Arabic historiographic text...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anupama Rao In this introduction, Rao discusses the importance of The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory , edited by Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl, and Dorothy Ko, and the resulting Kitabkhana, or book forum. The contributors to the Kitabkhana address The Birth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Purnima Dhavan This article examines two early-nineteenth-century Punjabi histories to demonstrate how these texts reflect ruptures in the recording and reordering of Sikh historical memories in the decades prior to colonization. An awareness of the East India Company's interest in the records...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and of deep relevance to Akbar’s imperial and political ambitions. I pursue my analysis of the Mughal Mahabharata in two sections, focusing first on the work’s Sanskrit sources and then on the translation practices one finds evidenced in the Persian text. In the first section, I outline how the Mughal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Golnar Nikpour Nikpour’s article explores the emergence of new iterations of Islamic universalism in the mid-twentieth century by examining two important 1960s texts that are rarely if ever discussed in the same context: The Autobiography of Malcolm X and a travelogue titled Khasi Dar Miqhat ( Lost...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 644–657.
Published: 01 December 2011
... these interpretations have not only largely failed to take ‘Azuri’s social and political context into account but have also relied on highly selective readings of the text itself. In tracing the reception of ‘Azuri’s work, this article seeks to shed light on the trajectory of Western scholarship about the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... as a primary text and draws on secondary historical and theoretical literature to make the argument. It demonstrates both the need for more sober readings of the primary text than are typically offered and the particular value of the Peircean notion of indexicality in analyzing discourses with an eye...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 169–182.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christian Knirsch For the past decades, public discourse on veils in Western societies has mainly focused on the Islamic veil. In the Western history of thought, however, veils have frequently been used as symbols in epistemological contexts, too, both in literary and in theoretical primary texts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
... dynamics evolved in time, but without reducing the plurality of languages involved. The essay suggests different ways in which we can place languages back into dialogue. One is looking at multilingual traces within a given text; another approach moves beyond the text to explore how multilingual canons...