restricted access   Volume 28, Number 2, 2008

Table of Contents

From: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

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Trying to Look Different: Hijab as the Self-Presentation of Social Distinctions

pp. 225-234

Blogging from Qom, behind Walls and Veils

pp. 235-249

Negotiating with Modernity: Young Women and Sexuality in Iran

pp. 250-259

Women’s Causes in Spozhmai Zaryab’s Narrative Works

pp. 260-272

Women, Work, and Political Participation in Lebanese Shia Contemporary Thought: The Writings of Ayatollahs Fadlallah and Shams al-Din

pp. 273-282

Private Parts and Public Discourses in Modern Iran

pp. 283-290

The Afghan Experience Reflected in Modern Afghan Fiction (1900–1992)

pp. 291-309

The Missionary Sannyasi and the Burden of the Colonized: The Reluctant Alliance between Religion and Nation in the Writings of Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902)

pp. 310-325

Symbolizing a Modern Anatolia: Ankara as Capital in Turkey’s Early Republican Landscape

pp. 326-341

“Listening for History” in an Amharic Histoire Universelle: Gabra Krestos Takla Haymanot, Cosmopolitanism, and World Historiography, 1892–1932

pp. 342-350

Politics, Economy, and the Threats of AIDS in Africa: The Case of Botswana

pp. 351-366

Book Reviews

Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion (review)

pp. 367-370

Middle East Historiographies: Narrating the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 370-371

Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health (review)

pp. 372-373

The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt (review)

pp. 373-374

Iran: A People Interrupted (review)

pp. 375-377

Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics (review)

pp. 377-379



pp. 380-381