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Volume 30, Number 3, 2010

Table of Contents

The Indo-Persianate World

Introduction: The Indo-Persianate World

pp. 327-328

Sacred Plants and the Cultic Beverage Haoma

pp. 329-340

'Ayn al-Qudat al-Hamadhani, His Work, and His Connection with the Early Chishti Mystics

pp. 341-355

Fayzi's Illuminationist Interpretation of Vedanta: The Shariq al-ma'rifa

pp. 356-364

Mah Laqa Bai and Gender: The Language, Poetry, and Performance of a Courtesan in Hyderabad

pp. 365-385

May Fatimah Gather Our Tears: The Mystical and Intercessory Powers of Fatimah al-Zahra in Indo-Persian, Shi'i Devotional Literature and Performance

pp. 386-397

Trade and Traffic in the Persianate World

Introduction: Trade and Traffic in the Persianate World

pp. 398-400

Bazaars, Merchants, and Trade in Late Antique Iran

pp. 401-409

The Sogdians: Prime Movers between Boundaries

pp. 410-419

The Road That Never Was: The Silk Road and Trans-Eurasian Exchange

pp. 420-433

Children of Cain in the Land of Error: A Central Asian Merchant's Treatise on Government and Society in Ming China

pp. 434-448

The Imaginary Realm: Europe's Enlightenment Image of Early Modern Iran

pp. 449-462

The City of Balkh and the Central Eurasian Caravan Trade in the Early Nineteenth Century

pp. 463-472

Persian Print and the Stanhope Revolution: Industrialization, Evangelicalism, and the Birth of Printing in Early Qajar Iran

pp. 473-490

Trafficking in Persianness: Richard Burton between Mimicry and Similitude in the Indian Ocean and Persianate Worlds

pp. 491-511

Bones of Contention: Corpse Traffic and Ottoman-Iranian Rivalry in Nineteenth-Century Iraq

pp. 512-532

The "Trafficking" of Persians: Labor, Migration, and Traffic in Dubayy

pp. 533-546


Amman Cosmopolitan: Spaces and Practices of Aspiration and Consumption

pp. 547-562

Reading between Public and Private in the Late Ottoman Empire and the Early Turkish Republic

pp. 563-573

"Awakening a Horrible Monster": Negotiating the Jazz Public in 1920s Istanbul

pp. 574-582

Is Islam a Threshold for Escape or an Insurmountable Barrier? Women Bargaining with Patriarchy in Post-Islamist Sudan

pp. 583-594

Islam as Ideology of Tradition and Change: The "New Jihad" in Swat, Northern Pakistan

pp. 595-609

The Indo-Mediterranean Caduceus and the Worship of the Tree, the Serpent, and the Mother Goddess in the South of India

pp. 610-620

Globalization and the Production of Difference: A Case Study of the Neoliberal Production of Hindu Nationalism in India

pp. 621-632

The Fight for Property Rights: How Changes in Movement Actors and History Brought about the Changes in Frames in a Single Movement

pp. 633-643

Millenarian Movements as Cultural Resistance: The Karen and Martinican Cases

pp. 644-659

Book Reviews

Indo-Persian Travels in the Age of Discoveries, 1400–1800 (review)

pp. 660-661

Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt (review)

pp. 662-663

Philosophising in Mombasa: Knowledge, Islam, and Intellectual Practice on the Swahili Coast (review)

pp. 663-666



pp. 667-669

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