The author presents a critique of the Western World's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East and Arab people. In this study, the author traces the origins of the West's concept of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle and Near East.
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Said was able to put on the table what has been under the ground for long time. knowledge making practices of the west towards the "orient" has been unquestionable and unchallenged so far. He was able to use western academic tools to criticize western academia.
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Edward Said is my Marja (If one can use 'Marja' in such a fashion). Orientalism is one of those classics that's fully deserving of the title and with Netanyahu's Sharonian policies in Gaza, I can't help but miss his engulfing and irreplaceable voice/pen. What an intellectual giant he was. Read full review