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Orientalism

This book is about Edward Said
"Orientalism" remains a seminal work in the field of racial justice, dissecting the West's entrenched views of the East. Published on October 12, 1979, Edward Said's intellectual journey explores how Europe, during its domination of the Middle and Near East, crafted a notion of the Orient as starkly "other." This perspective, steeped in power dynamics, not only shaped Western cultural and political attitudes but also stifled genuine understanding by denying the East its own voice. Said's analysis is crucial for college students navigating our increasingly globalized but divided world, offering a profound critique that challenges readers to dismantle lingering preconceptions and embrace a more inclusive perspective. This book is essential for those looking to delve into the complexities of cultural representation and its implications on racial justice.
Published by Vintage on October 12, 1979
368 pages
ISBN: 9780394740676
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