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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.

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"The theme is the way in which intellectual traditions are created and transmitted....Orientalism is the example Mr. Said uses, and by it he means something precise. The scholar who studies the Orient (and specifically the Muslim Orient), the imaginitive writer who takes it as his subject, and the institutions which have been concerned with teaching it, settling it, ruling it, all have a certain representation or idea of the Orient defined as being other than the Occident, mysterious, unchanging and ultimately inferior." Albert Hourani, New York Review of Books

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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hitcho, January 20, 2007 (view all comments by hitcho)
it is one of the most important performance in the last century as a relied reference which can help any searcher to end his survey .mr Edwards has really reformed a new views about orietalism , and where the ancient orietalist missed and failed on their points.
i would like really to get that book for free if it possible.
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abmoul, November 3, 2006 (view all comments by abmoul)
Very interesting insight of the relationship between orient and occident. Could be of a great help to understand and explain what's happening in our present world..
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394740676
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Publisher:
Vintage
Author:
Said, Edward W.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Foreign relations
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Far East
Subject:
East and West
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Orientalism
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
World History-Middle East
Subject:
history;middle east;theory;non-fiction;politics;colonialism;cultural studies;orientalism;imperialism;literary criticism;philosophy;postcolonialism;culture;islam;criticism;critical theory;literary theory;asia;cultural history;sociology;race;literature;post
Subject:
history;middle east;theory;non-fiction;politics;colonialism;cultural studies;orientalism;imperialism;literary criticism;philosophy;postcolonialism;culture;islam;criticism;critical theory;literary theory;asia;cultural history;sociology;race;literature;post
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
19791031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.08x5.28x.94 in. .73 lbs.

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Product details 432 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780394740676 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The theme is the way in which intellectual traditions are created and transmitted....Orientalism is the example Mr. Said uses, and by it he means something precise. The scholar who studies the Orient (and specifically the Muslim Orient), the imaginitive writer who takes it as his subject, and the institutions which have been concerned with teaching it, settling it, ruling it, all have a certain representation or idea of the Orient defined as being other than the Occident, mysterious, unchanging and ultimately inferior."
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