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Language: un
Pages: 432
Authors: Edward W. Said
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: Vintage

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. In this wide-ranging, intellectually vigorous study, Said traces the origins of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle
Language: un
Pages: 252
Authors: Alexander Lyon Macfie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge

At a crucial moment in the history of relations of East and West, Orient and Occident, Christianity and Islam, Orientalism provides a timely account of the subject and the debate. In the 1960s and 1970s a powerful assault was launched on 'orientalism', led by Edward Said. The debate ranged far
Language: un
Pages: 232
Authors: John MacKenzie, John MacDonald MacKenzie
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-07-15 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

The Orientalism debate, inspired by the work of Edward Said, has been a major source of cross-disciplinary controversy. This work offers a re-evaluation of this vast literature of Orientalism by a historian of imperalism, giving it a historical perspective
Orientalism, Assyriology and the Bible
Language: en
Pages: 572
Authors: Steven Winford Holloway
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Sheffield Phoenix Press Limited

'Orientalism' refers both to the academic study of the Orient and to Western scholarship that clings to stock images of the timeless East and oriental despotism. This landmark collection of essays, the first in its field, is written by seasoned art historians, Assyriologists and biblical specialists; it is organized under
Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Carol A. Breckenridge, Peter van der Veer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

This book explores the ways in which colonial administrators constructed knowledge about the society and culture of India and the processes through which that knowledge has shaped past and present Indian reality.