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Orientalism - Edward W. Said
Orientalism
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The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.
The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394740676 (039474067X)
ASIN: 039474067X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 395
Edition language: English
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0.0 Orientalism
Preface (2003)AcknowledgmentsIntroduction--OrientalismAfterword (1995)NotesIndex
tymelgren
tymelgren rated it
"Know people, not books about people."
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Said's critique of Orientalism as an academic discipline is too larded with pomo craziness, with too little analysis (one could say, none) of the actual consequences of regarding all of Asia, the Middle East, and Egypt as one homogenous conglomerate of racist stereotypes.
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