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 Orient is an integral part of European material civilization and culture. Orientalism expresses and represents that part culturally and even ...
... fantasy about the Orient, but a created body of theory and practice in which, for many generations, there has been a considerable material investment.
And yet, one must repeatedly ask oneself whether what matters in Orientalism is the general group of ideas overriding the mass of material—about which who ...
... whereas the ideology of the latter is woven directly into his material—indeed, economics, politics, and sociology in the modern academy are ideological ...
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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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