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 - Yonis Gure - Goodreads
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
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Rebecca - Goodreads
To be frank from the start, the book is super academic in my opinion. Reading it takes time, sometimes it gets boring, but you can't risk skipping pages, it's not Jules Vernes style of slowness. I ... Read full review