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 American hawks think about such preposterous phenomena as the Arab mind and centuries-old Islamic decline that only American power could reverse.
By humanism I mean first of all attempting to dissolve Blake's mind-forg'd manacles so as to be able to use one's mind historically and rationally for the ...
Thus the interpreter's mind actively makes a place in it for a foreign Other. And this creative making of a place for works that are otherwise alien and ...
The book culture based on archival research as well as general principles of mind that once sustained humanism as a historical discipline have almost ...
... mind,” destiny, and so on. This 2 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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