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Revising Culture, Reinventing Peace: The Influence of Edward W. Saidby Naseer Aruri
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Throughout the last quarter of the twentieth century, Columbia University professor Edward W. Said's work has been recognized as a major influence on literature, cultural studies, and Palestinian nationalism. Revising Culture, Reinventing Peace examines the influence of Said's work on issues as diverse as the disability rights movement and the future of the Jewish people, the economics of Orientalism and America's fascination with the cultural history of imperial Britain.
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The scholarly contributions of political and cultural analyst Edward Said (Columbia U.) were the topic of a conference held at the U. of Windsor in 1997; and the 10 essays in this volume were first presented there. They examine Said's impact on diverse issues, including the disability rights movement, the future of the Jewish people, the economics of Orientalism, and Americans' fascination with the cultural history of imperial Britain.
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