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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Review: OrientalismUser Review - Sherifa Hisham - Goodreads
As an Arab, I found this brilliant book at first to be alarming. The field of study that is 'Orientalism' that Said excellently presents then attacks was offensive as well as sickening. This book by far is the most eye-opening book I have ever read. Read full review
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Shehrbano - Goodreads
“You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit” Read full review