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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... Australian auspices; I hope it's not immodest to say that an Indochinese intellectual space seems to have opened up for the propositions of this book.
For all kinds of reasons, the situation in Europe seems to be considerably better. ... What our leaders and their intellectual lackeys seem incapable of ...
... the less influence such a view seems to have, and the more territorially reductive polarizations like “Islam v. the West” seem to conquer.
Therefore, it would seem to be a vital necessity for independent intellectuals always to provide alternative models to the reductively simplifying and ...
It seems to me entirely symptomatic of the precarious moment in which we are living that when Vice President Cheney made his ...
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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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