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 - Joel - Goodreads
Essential reading for anyone interested in how the world works. A foundational book in the field of political science. Read full review
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Salvatore - Goodreads
A study of the representation of the Other - in this case, the 'Oriental' - by the Imperial Power. This is a history of misrepresentation, prejudice, and racism that is born out of power struggles and ... Read full review