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 - Craig - Goodreads
A richly rewarding critique (and sometimes maddening polemic) on the intellectual legacy of western colonial scholarship regarding Asia and the Middle East. Read full review
Review: OrientalismUser Review - Marinka - Goodreads
I had to read the first few chapters from this book for my research project. The book is really complex, and the main subject is described more than 4 times in a different context - wich left me really confused about the main topic :) Read full review