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 - Ligia Giay - Goodreads
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Review: OrientalismUser Review - Thomas Strömquist - Goodreads
"First of all, this is not a book to be read through like a novel (which I did) and that fact may influence my view of it. The author starts out by trying to explain wests perception of the Orient ... Read full review