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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and checkpoints...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2008
... bombings, had presented it with a symbolic confrontation in the media. Indeed, the mosque’s religious radicalism in the carefully controlled environment of the capital com- promised Pakistan’s security far less than the secular struggle for autonomy in its restive province of Balochistan did...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Faisal Fatehali Devji Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 So long as the hostility to one central government for India, which is the ideol- ogy underlying Pakistan persists, the ghost of Pakistan will be there, casting its ominous shadow upon...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 100–105.
Published: 01 January 1989
... a novel. This technique of intruding in the story was used in Midnight's Children and Shame to point out that the political reality of India and Pakistan was even more bizarre than what happened in the story. In The Satanic Verses, it serves a more ambitious goal: to show that there is no clear...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 May 1989
... insisted that literature and politics be sepa- rate and autonomous spheres for public and civil discourse, and that they must be so everywhere. Public debate continued in India, and began in England. In January and February, protestors in India and in Pakistan rioted. Lives were lost. India...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University, Budapest, December 1–3, 2008, while I was an Open Society Fellow at that university. The research reported was done at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, for a study of the mass violence that accompanied the independence of India and Pakistan. This work could not have been...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 1999
..., the intimacy of difference that can exist within any culture. SS: In my experience, in Pakistan, representations of Hindu mythology were unac- ceptable. I was interested in how history simplified the visual in terms of Hindu and Muslim or, in my experience, Indian and Pakistani—a visual that I felt did...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 41–61.
Published: 01 January 2021
... codified and elaborated by the British Empire. Even the ancient port city of Gwadar, in Pakistan, now heralded as a new center of trade and logistical access to the ocean from Central Asia, was for centuries part of Omani territory and protected by a treaty with the British, until it was ceded to Pakistan...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): i–iv.
Published: 01 January 1989
... is at least as much a product of his travels through India and Pakistan to England, and his memories of an Islamic childhood, as it is a product of a displaced adult confronting Islamic fundamentalism and British racism. Reacting to him, on the other hand, are diasporic Muslims, in the cities of India...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 September 1998
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 117–144.
Published: 01 January 2019
... an inclusive language that is neither ‘Hindu Hindi’ nor ‘Muslim Urdu.’ After the 1947 Partition of British India into independent India and Pakistan, Urdu became the national language of Pakistan, and Hindi became the preferred national language of India, if never officially the national language. Patel...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 114–120.
Published: 01 May 1990
...), with permissionfrom Graphics Alternatives. Page 118, left advertisement in Guns & Ammo,July 1989, reprinted with permission by Bianchi International: right top and bottom, detail from a billboard (hoarding)on a cinema hall in Karachi, Pakistan (January 1989)for the Americanfilm "Remo: Unarmed...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Shamus Khan 2017 Our issue opens with a concern that will run through my editorship of Public Culture : violence. (We will devote a special issue to the topic in 2017.) Madiha Tahir brings us to Barmal, a district in Afghanistan’s Paktika Province bordering Pakistan’s Tribal Areas. While...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 146–148.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Research. Education House, P.O. Box 3237, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND. Pakistan Progressive. Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI 54901, USA. Yearly, US $12.00. Polygraph. 301 Carr Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27706, USA. Editor: Richard Dienst...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 1993
... “accolades” from the New York Review of Books and from the metroplitan intelligentsia? If, as Ahmad asserts, both literature and literary theory offer knowledge about the world, and if the knowledge of Pakistan that Rushdie offers...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Noire: The History of Politics of Blackness. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Khan, Naveeda. 2012. Muslim Becoming: Aspiration and Skepticism in Pakistan. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Lewis, Laura...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 1993
... with “the Centre of Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi” that Ahmad inscribes on his book jacket, a gesture that omits any acknowledgment of his previous twenty years of residency within the U.S. academy. His own professional trajectory from Pakistan to the United...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 469–492.
Published: 01 September 1993
... , Geraldine . 1981 . “The Indian Women's Movement: A Struggle for Women's Rights or National Liberation?” Pages 49–82 in Gail Minault, ed. The Extended Family: Women and Political Participation in India and Pakistan . Columbia. Mo.: South Asia Books. Foucault , Michel . 1982 . “Afterword...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... prizes, the docudrama In This World (dir. Michael Winter- bottom; 2002) tells the story of the epic journey of two young Afghans trying to reach Britain across Asia and Europe. The movie begins in the Shamshatoo refugee camp in northeastern Pakistan, where fifty-­three thousand Afghans, who fled...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 321–330.
Published: 01 May 2011
... between territories before independence. Before 1947, Hyderabad was under the suzerainty of the British Crown but was not part of British India. In 1947, at the time of Partition into the Indian Union and the new state of Pakistan, the British left...