Search results

You are looking at 1 - 3 of 3 items for :

  • "Afghanistan" x
  • Philosophy and Critical Theory x
  • Refine by access: All content x
Clear All
Catherine Baker

and Gurkha regiments, a practice with colonial roots (Ware 2012 ), often for instance meant Bosnians encountering Nepalese and Pacific Islanders having expected predominantly white Britons, with formed Gurkha units causing most surprise. British forces leading IFOR/SFOR's Multi-National Division (North-West) stationed several Gurkha companies on bases around northern Republika Srpska in the late 1990s, and after 2003, with Britain fighting in Iraq as well as Afghanistan, depended heavily on Gurkha battalions to fulfil commitments to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo

in Race and the Yugoslav region
Catherine Baker

). 6 Did this title symbolically cast satellites like East Germany as ‘sons’ of Soviet Russia? 7 Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, the People's Republic of China, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, the Gold Coast (soon to become Ghana), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Turkey

in Race and the Yugoslav region
Open Access (free)
Antinomies and enticements
Saurabh Dube

distinct intermeshing(s) of religion and politics in Islam or Hinduism or Buddhism, in Afghanistan or India or Mexico, in modern times usually appear as figures of absence, lack, and failure, imperfect images in the mirror of an immaculate secular West. Such projections insinuate once more the abiding enchantments of modernity. There are weighty elisions at stake here. Let us briefly

in Subjects of modernity