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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... go back to Germany in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. ... Gadamer, and finally the great twentieth-century Romance philologists ...
... too vague and general and because it connotes the high-handed executive attitude of nineteenth-century and earlytwentieth-century European colonialism.
From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the end of World War II France and Britain dominated the Orient and Orientalism; since World War II ...
place by an average nineteenth-century European, but also because it could be—that is, submitted to being—made Oriental. There is very little consent to be ...
... India or Egypt in the later nineteenth century took an interest in those countries that was never far from their status in his mind as British colonies.
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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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