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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Faisal Devji Duke University Press 2008 Red Mosque Faisal Devji On July 10, 2007, Pakistani soldiers stormed the Red Mosque complex of Islamabad in an assault that killed some two hundred people, thus ending months...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2 Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. Figure 2. Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. More
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 679–702.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Touba was to be born.23 The holy character of the place was increased by the construction of the Touba mosque, which contains the founder’s mausoleum. Begun in 1931, con- struction of the mosque was interrupted for financial and managerial reasons...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 210–221.
Published: 01 January 1999
... to Zanzibar city. If tourists on arrival expected to be sip- ping tea on a balcony overlooking the picturesque remnants of a twelfth-century mosque—something distinctly Arabesque and Zanzibari—they were in for some- thing of a surprise. With origins much closer to home and less distant in time, the Mbweni...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... strides in France, with mosques spreading across the landscape and increasingly self-assured Muslims demanding recognition that this is now partly a Muslim country. Interior Minister Charles Pasqua has instructed his staff to pre- pare him a report on this strange new 'France of the Thousand Mosques...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 219–230.
Published: 01 January 1993
... forms that fake out etymologists: a classic case is mjed(mosque) which comes from a Pahlavi word but is often thought to be a form of the Arabic word for prostration (sijdeh) since that form of ritual is what occurs in a mosque. Persian...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Indian politics. But even when the Hindu nationalists do refer to the “glorious past” so beloved of the secular, their use of history is far more sophisticated than that sponsored by the state. A case in point is provided by the controversy over the status of a mosque in Ayodhya which...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
... integration of movement, time, sound, and narrative are easier to read in terms of the complexities of deploying the Gandhi image in the post – Babri Masjid con- text. As is well known, the destruction of the masjid (mosque) in Ayodhya...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in and deposit us, a little bedraggled and weary, in the center of the village, where the Friday prayer is being recited in the mosque. Festival time: street urchins are distributing bags of popcorn, also small plas- tic whistles. We embrace our friends who have arrived, after similar adventures, from...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 93–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... at its entrance. I had visited this site before—it was to become the sobornaya mechet’ (central mosque) of Crimea. One of my Crimean Tatar interlocutors had told me that the Simferopol city administration had stalled and denied various plans to construct a sizable mosque in downtown Simferopol...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Gerholm, Tomas. 1977. Market, mosque and mafraj: Social inequality in a Yemeni town. Stockholm: Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology. Goodpaster, Gary. 1987. On the theory of American adversary criminal trial. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 78: 118-54. Habermas, Jürgen. 1989...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 1993
... on television does not exist; there is an increasing amount of its8Recitations of the Koran open and close the television day; the call to prayer interrupts programming; there are numerous religious discussions and programs; the Friday mosque prayers are televised; there are even religious...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 2 Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. Figure 2. Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. ...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and cultural morphology of the city-its labyrinthine and aleatory structure, its massive mud ramparts, the close juxtaposition of the emir’s palace, the central mosque, and the market, as well as its armed forces, shari’ah law, and ward-level...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 249–283.
Published: 01 May 1998
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 249–259.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Iraq Figure abal Village 6  J Mosque, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., 2008 257 Public Culture Figure 7  Civilian Krista Galyean playing the role of an American...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 433–459.
Published: 01 September 2007
... dangerous thing that threatens humanity,” declared Muhamad Taqui Mesbah Yazdi, an Iranian conservative cleric, “is for men to forget devotion to God, to establish cultural centers instead of mosques and churches, and to be 2. See...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 379–392.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., Pashto-language pamphlets with Abraham Lincoln on the cover titled The Fundamentals of Democracy , and copies of a photography book, Mosques of America , piled up free for the taking by the door. Iqbal, the enthusiastic young attendant at the Lincoln Learning Center, gave me facts and figures...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 106–117.
Published: 01 January 1989
... to the veterinarian, the pig shows up on the steps of the mosque. When Nathu at- tempts to report to Murad Ali that he has killed the pig, Murad Ali acts as though he knew nothing of the incident. The implication is clearly that the dissembling Murad Ali had the pig placed on the steps of the mosque...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the mosques with you.” In 2016, when the Jumbo supermarket chain announced that some of its products would no longer display Sinterklaas or Black Pete in person but only through their less contentious paraphernalia (e.g., their clothing), far-right politicians expressed their ire by contrasting the symbolic...