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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 125.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Durbar, India, 1903. The carriage of H. H. the Maharaja of Rewah (center) is parked at a festival in honor of the coronation of Edward VII. Bain News Services, digital print from glass negative, 5 x 7 inches, Bain Collection, Library of Congress...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Bakirathi Mani In Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force , the Pakistani artist Seher Shah works with archival images of the 1903 Delhi Durbar and contemporary images of the U.S. “war on terror.” This essay examines how Shah's digital print binds together theaters of U.S. and British...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
...- tutes, initially Mahila Samanwaya Committee and later Durbar Mahila Saman- waya Committee (DMSC), supported by the All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, were liberal in their stand and were proponents of decriminaliza...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and even forms of ritual such as the famous Hausa durbar (sallah)—now seen as a “traditional” Hausa festival but imported to Nigeria from India by the British. 29. Larkin, “Indian Films and Nigerian Lovers.” 30. Sani...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as part of his tour of the British Empire. In Kumasi, a durbar—a spectacular ritual combining Indian royal ceremony, appropriated by the British, with West African chiefly displays—was held in the Prince of Wales’s honor. As official photographs show, at the ceremony Edward, Prince of Wales, was dressed...
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