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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Kaveh Ehsani for their help and comments. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Histories of Oil and Urban Modernity in the Middle East Nelida Fuccaro...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Reem Alissa This article highlights the role of oil as an agent of political, social, and cultural change at the level of the everyday urban experience by introducing the company town as a modern architectural and urban prototype that has been largely neglected in the study of the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2006) 26 (3): 524–527.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Shayoni Mitra Theatres of Independence: Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in Indian since 1947 Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2005 xix + 478 pp., $49.95 (cloth) Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre Vasudha Dalmia New...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shriya Sridharan IIndigenous Modernities: Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism Jyoti Hosagrahar New York: Routledge, 2005 xiii, 234 pp., $47.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... accompanied them, the IPC, British government, and Iraqi government operated on the assumption that urban development could counter the influence of communism and lead to the attainment of modernity. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 The Politics and Ideology of Urban...
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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
... oil in 1932 had transformed the urban that is an ability to create particular myths about and cultural geography of Bahrain. While Owen modern life. In popular imagination this “magic drove along al-­Jufayr road, modern Manama was stuff” that was extracted, refined, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 694–695.
Published: 01 December 2005
... BOOK REVIEWS 688 of the Daurs as a separate “ethnicity,” transformed the voiceless “foreign Mongolist” appropriated to the writing of modern Inner Mongolian history. celebrate fifty years of communist rule...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Richard Baxstrom In this article, Baxstrom interrogates how dwellings constitute a force in ordinary urban environments in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He argues that such forces are activated relationally via the demand for interpretation that structures elicit from the human beings who build, inhabit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on and is reproduced through Istanbul's urban geography; places and landscapes that represent a multiethnic tolerant past come to serve as evidence for what the Ottoman legacy represents. Second, while discourses of Ottoman tolerance are grounded in a local past, they are informed by, and thus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Sultanbeyli, who has been quite influential in only to legitimize the modern state and its con- the establishment of the district and the victory trol by secular big business (Islamists argued).   of the Islamist party, lucidly expressed the re- After the 1980s, urban...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 124–125.
Published: 01 August 1987
...: either to opt for modernism by incorporating the centration in large urban centers are useless at best and consumer oriented model of Western capitalism in their im• harmful at worst. According to the authors, this point had perialist-backed society or to accept Marxism with its mate• not been made so...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sylvia Croese Abstract This article applies Partha Chatterjee's concept of political society to the case of postwar urban Angola in order to draw attention to the everyday ways in which popular politics are practiced in Africa beyond episodic moments of popular revolt. It looks at the case of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 680–690.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hénock Blaise Nguendo Yongsi; Ndi Humphrey Ngala; Remy Sietchiping © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Infant Diarrheas in a Sub-Saharan Urban Environment (Yaound An Epidemio...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1999) 19 (1): 53–65.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Phil Eidelberg © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Guerrilla Warfare and the Decline of Urban Apartheid: The Shaping of a New Afkican Middle Class and the Transformation of the African...
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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
...Farah al-Nakib This article examines the making of modern Kuwait City between 1950 and 1980 by complicating the popular “rags to riches” paradigm that permeates both official state discourse and much of the literature on Kuwait’s urban development. It argues that the “modern” city that replaced the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2006) 26 (2): 191–202.
Published: 01 August 2006
... ddle East instance, God is considered the Supreme Being although it is undermined by urbanization and Mi and the witches are the (helpers of the) devil(s) modern social and economic inequalities. In or demons.23 other words, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1996) 16 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 1996
... conflict situation named-between a Indian National Congress. Organized in a strictly hi- modern world of work and a traditional world of erarchical manner, the leaders of this party, which life-can thereby be approached in three ways:22 was born in 1941, came from the urban milieu; the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 40–56.
Published: 01 May 2012
... its builders. them to be become conveyors of Soviet culture The colonial “civilizing” projects claimed to and education. have brought modern infrastructure, education, and urbanization to some areas of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2005) 25 (2): 439–449.
Published: 01 August 2005
... n h raino Modernity of Creation the and Globalization for Precedence Journals: Literary-Scientific Arabic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
... light on the impact of Ottoman reformist and constitutional movements in similar developments in Iran and the role of modernizing bureaucrats, merchants, ulema, and intellectuals in the diffusion of an alternative and indigenous modernist and constitutionalist ideology from Istanbul to Tabriz and the...