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 - LiA - Goodreads
Full of facts and analyses. Even if written 30 yrs ago,: still up to date and certainly an invitation to ponder misconceptions, scientific approaches, bias and the difficulty of gaining objective insighhts into the cultures. visions and concepts of "the other". Read full review
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Mohamad Nasir - Goodreads
A classic. Everybody doing middle-eastern studies or Islamic studies should definitely read it. Read full review