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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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