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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 May 2023
... trilogy long space historical novel postcolonial realism The twelfth century and the 1940s were both, in Amitav Ghosh's words, caught in a “tornado of grand designs and historical destinies.” 1 Warring armies (in Palestine and North Africa) annihilated lives of the kinds of people who only...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (2): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Mauritius routes hubs mobilities Indian Ocean In an article polemically entitled “Against Space,” Tim Ingold argues that it is “the pathways along which life is lived” and “places,” rather than “space,” that are the real issue when it comes to studying the life-worlds of real people, especially...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... This article explores how the urban face of the Persian Gulf is changing and the incredibly rapid pace at which processes and consequences of changes have occurred. In a region long viewed by domestic and international actors as critically important to global networks of trade and commerce, in recent decades...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., “Hortus Interruptus.” References Ahmad Mohammad Nasir . “ ‘From Africa’ to ‘Of India’: Siddis through Colonial Period .” In Tribe, Space and Mobilisation , 79 – 96 . Singapore : Springer , 2022 . Azoulay Ariella . “ Potential History: Unlearning Imperialism .” Lecture...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (2): 26–45.
Published: 01 November 2023
... vessel which took him to New Guinea and finally to Singapore. Yeo had pulled Gomart all the way across Singapore to Keppel Road, which lined the steamship docks at the western edge of the city. Yeo was presumably relishing the thought of resting his feet at the end of a long and lucrative journey...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that is shaped by the coast's long history of trade and social relations across the Indian Ocean, rather than one moored to the Kenyan nation-state. Thus, despite state attempts to project Lamu's glorious past into an even more successful future moored to the nation-state, wapwani remembered a different...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (2): 46–59.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Robert M. Rouphail Abstract The Cold War Indian Ocean world was a space in transition. As European empires retreated from the ocean's littoral states, the structure and makeup of what political entities would follow remained opaque and contested. Mauritius's relatively late formal decolonization...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 November 2023
... fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain. Be you also patient, establish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord of the sabbath is near.” 1 This self-identified field marshal rose up to act in accordance with the divine instruction. In the critical...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 119–136.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Oriental and African Studies, long established—that I would really get good history. So I went there. However, the last year at UCLA, I was reading very widely, including some Soviet books on African Studies. And one of the articles that I read there, in one of those books, the annual that used to come out...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (1): 33–50.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the draft of a speech, to which he made revisions. With the Sultan present, it was read the following morning to the assembled notables of the interior in the long room in the Nizwa fortress where the imam used to meet with his notables. An estimated four thousand tribespeople from the interior were...
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Monsoon (2023) 1 (2): 2–25.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in highly religious Nonconformist families, became fast friends, and had long careers with the LMS, initially as missionaries, subsequently as directors. Ellis did not set foot in Madagascar until the 1850s, while Freeman, who was appointed head of the LMS Mission in Madagascar in 1831, never learned more...
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