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Oct 12, 1979 | ISBN 9780394740676

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“Intellectual history on a high order . . . and very exciting.” —The New York Times

“Powerful and disturbing. . . . The theme is the way in which intellectual traditions are created and transmitted.” —The New York Review of Books

“Stimulating, elegant yet pugnacious. . . . Said observes the West observing the Arabs, and he does not like what he finds.” —The Observer

“An important book. . . . Never has there been as sustained and as persuasive a case against Orientalism as Said’s.” —Jerusalem Post

Table Of Contents

The Scope of Orientalism
1. Knowing the Oriental
2. Imaginative Geography and Its Representations: Orientalizing the Oriental
3. Projects
4. Crisis

Orientalist Structures and Restructures
1. Redrawn Frontiers, Redefined Issues, Secularized Religion
2. Silvestre de Sacy and Ernest Renan: Rational Anthropology and Philological Laboratory
3. Oriental Residence and Scholarship: The Requirements of Lexicography and Imagination
4. Pilgrims and Pilgrimages, British and French

Orientalism Now
1. Latent and Manifest Orientalism
2. Style, Expertise, Vision: Orientalism’s Worldliness
3. Modern Anglo-French Orientalism in Fullest Flower
4. The Latest Phase

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