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.
57 pages matching interest in this book
Results 1-3 of 57
What people are saying - Write a review
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.
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Phil Wyman - Goodreads
Uhm, wow. This book will change your thinking about higher learning and scholarship in general, and steal generalizations about the Middle East from you. Some slow and technical sections through the ... Read full review