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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... or about Islamic fundamentalism and American foreign policy, ... it has continued in the Orient since Napoleon's entry into Egypt two centuries ago.
This is the period of great colonial expansion into the Orient ... This is why for me the Islamic Orient has had to be the center of attention.
Islamic Orient has had to be the center of attention. ... of the cultural reality of, the personal involvement in having been constituted as, “an Oriental.
it in its Islamic branch, Orientalism resemble each other very closely is a ... If this stimulates a new kind of dealing with the Orient, indeed if it ...
First of all, in Europe there was a vast literature about the Orient inherited from the European past. ... subsequently the other Islamic lands 42 ORIENTALISM.
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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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