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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mandana E. Limbert This article examines the ruins of the former structures of rule in a medium-sized town in the Sultanate of Oman. It explores how people in Bahla relate to and perceive the ruins of forts, walls, and neighborhoods that had helped maintain order in the previous era and that are...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for dinner one Mandana E. night early in my stay in Bahla, a town in the interior (Dakhiliya) region of Limbert the Sultanate of Oman where I was conducting fieldwork. He asked if I had seen the zaygra, a well whose water is pulled up by animals. As I had...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
...” AbdouMaliq Simone 13 “City of Whores”: Nationalism, Development, and Global Garment Workers in Sri Lanka  •  Sandya Hewamanne 35 Urban Modernity on the Periphery: A New Middle Class Reinvents the Palestinian City  •  Lisa Taraki 61 In the Ruins of Bahla: Reconstructed Forts and Crumbling...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... work on the cultural politics of a small oasis town in the interior of Oman explores ways in which marginal urban pasts and presents are constructed in the everyday life of the people of Bahla. Situ- ated at the historical nodal points of centuries-old...