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Reads of 2012

In no particular order: George M. Fredrickson, Racism: A Short History  Ashis Nandy, Exiled at Home: Comprising At the Edge of Psychology, The Intimate Enemy and Creating a Nationality. Read The Intimate Enemy here. Patrick Griffin, American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier  Tram … Continue reading

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Reads of 2011

In no particular order The State of Islam: Culture And Cold War Politics In Pakistan by Saadia Toor Excerpt Beyond Crisis: Re-evaluating Pakistan (Critical Asian Studies) by Naveeda Khan Contents Intro (PDF) Some of the essays from the book are here, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Gil Anidjar

Primo Levi, among other survivors of the death camps, has talked about the figure of the Muselmann, the Muslim, in Nazi concentration camps. In Levi’s words, “This word, Muselmann, I do not know why, was used by the old ones of the … Continue reading

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2010: Top 10 (+5) Books

Well, I wanted to write a bit about each of these books, but having sat on this list for three months, I don’t think that will happen. So, here is the list of my best reads of 2010 (Not in any … Continue reading

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