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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of California 2022 India culture Bollywood cinema Hindu nationalism religion public sphere Comedian Vir Das’s state-of-the-nation monologue Two Indias oscillates between the vision of a tolerant, secular, diverse democracy and its descent into a totalitarian dystopia. As he suggests, India...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 123–128.
Published: 01 April 2022
... for retaining and reviving old and new forms of interreligious coexistence, mutual assistance, and reverence. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 India religion interfaith relations nationalism Hinduism Islam COVID-19 pandemic “[L]ayers of negotiation exist between...
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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 366–371.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of California 2021 The age of nationalism did not foster an irredentist Druze movement . In the West, Druze have jettisoned the doctrine of hiding one’s identity and faith . Druze religion Islam diaspora Middle East Israel Lebanon Syria Lebanon alone lost approximately 8 percent...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 280–286.
Published: 01 October 2021
... a robust, alternative assistance sphere. Activists work around and even rework the structures of the system. Russia religion human rights civil rights racism authoritarianism In a similarly difficult dilemma, the St. James screening committee dealt with a potential trafficking case...
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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 200–202.
Published: 01 May 2021
...William F. S. Miles A new book explores how a community in southern Africa has turned to genetic testing to advance a claim to Jewish ancestry. The reviewer puts the episode in the broader context of diverse Jewish groups across the continent for whom religion is a matter of practice, not just...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Saints are central to the story of Islam’s presence in the region. Bangladesh India religion Islam Hinduism environment climate change Veneration of the Muslim saint Bonbibi (the Lady of the Forest) is at the core of what these Muslims and Hindus have in common. This tradition...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Published: 01 April 2021
... historians who contributed to a Hindu-centric idea of India. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Majoritarian political projects seek to deny modern South Asians access to their rich history. India history colonialism religion Hinduism The Loss...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 350–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Erol Balkan Ahmet Öncü Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan globalization middle class social mobility inequality education culture religion Justice and Development Party 350 The AKP s neoliberal...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 222–228.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Reformasi movement student activists Suharto Islam religion human rights populism Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Ahok Prabowo Subianto 222 Reformasi-era values concerning citizen welfare and the public good remain deeply entrenched among a small but vocal segment of society...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 148–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
... India Pakistan Myanmar South Asia religion intolerance blasphemy Narendra Modi Hindu nationalism democracy Rohingya Islam extremism Tehreek-e-Labbaik minorities PERSPECTIVE Rising Religious Intolerance in South Asia NEETI NAIR 148 South Asia has historically been known for its...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Patriarchate Western liberalism civil rights human rights foreign policy Pussy Riot traditional values antiliberalism social conservatism religion Christianity 271 The Russian Orthodox Church has emerged as a powerful force for cultural, social, and political conservatism. The Russian...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Robert P. Weller A veteran journalist explores the surprisingly varied and vibrant array of religious groups that are now thriving in a country that is officially atheist but searching for something to believe in. The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao , by Ian Johnson...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
... as a com- mon denominator for all political forces, secular or otherwise. This form of religious nationalism is not specific to Muslim countries. It actually originated in Eu- rope, where religions first became part of national identity and patterns of religious conflict were ad- justed to fit...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of California Rahsaan Maxwell Europe cultural diversity immigration globalization intermarriage international cuisine hip-hop music religion Christianity Islam 95 Cultural Diversity and Its Limits in Western Europe RAHSAAN MAXWELL The next generation of diverse Europeans will inhabit...
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Current History (2014) 113 (762): 157–162.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of California T.V Paul soft power India global world globalization globalizing military economic demographic assets culture values institutions religion resources vegetarian marketing cuisine music bhangra karnatik ghazal sitar Shankar inherent Buddhism amartya sen Bollywood...
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Current History (2002) 101 (656): 259–266.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Protestant religion repression Jiang Zemin China s leaders are well aware of the dangers of precipitating a Falun Gong style campaign against another religious group, and appear eager to avoid doing so. Stung by the Falun Gong s tenacity and exhausted by the extraordi- nary measures required to flog...
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Current History (2001) 100 (650): 419–424.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of the University of California Balkans guerrilla Islam Israel Lebanon Palestine Liberation Organization religion revolutionary Russia terrorism The September 11 attack has created a resolve in America and elsewhere to end terror everywhere. But the history of terror does not inspire much confi...
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Current History (2001) 100 (649): 357–361.
Published: 01 November 2001
... into their notions of cosmic war. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California activists Algeria al Qaeda Christianity guerrilla Islam Osama bin Laden religion terrorism World Trade Center attacks Afghanistan, conditions will deteriorate even...