More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic.
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The New York Times Company: Excerpts from “Arabs, Islam, ... Northwestern University Press: Excerpt from “The Arab Portrayed” by Edward W. Said, ...
In part, of course, that is because the Middle East, the Arabs, and Islam have ... my own political engagement that started after the 1967 Arab–Israeli war, ...
Bush's Pentagon and National Security Council were men such as Bernard Lewis and Fouad Ajami, experts on the Arab and Islamic world who helped the American ...
You don't need Arabic or Persian or even French to pontificate about how the democracy domino effect is just what the Arab world needs.
Speaking both as an American and as an Arab I must ask my reader not to underestimate the kind of simplified view of the world that a relative ...
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ORIENTALISMUser Review - Kirkus
One may quibble with the title: this is a study of Islamic Orientalism solely, of Western representations of the Near East, with little or no direct reference to Persia, India, China, Japan. Professor ... Read full review
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
Said's masterwork on the Western view of the East is not only a breathtaking work of scholarship, but a vital method of understanding the 'othering' that has allowed us to come to our current grim political pass. Read full review
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