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Covering Islam : how the media and the experts determine how we see the rest of the world

Author: Edward W Said
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1981.
Series: Middle Eastern studies / Current affairs
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An unusually sharp look at the way in which the U.S. press and experts have dealt with the crisis in the Middle East and Iran.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Said
ISBN: 0394509234 9780394509235 0394748085 9780394748085
OCLC Number: 7177352
Description: xxxi, 186 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chapter one: Islam as news --
I Islam and the West --
II Communities of interpretation --
III The Princess episode in context --
Chapter two: The Iran story --
I Holy war --
II The Loss of Iran --
Unexamined and hidden assumptions --
IV Another country --
Chapter three: Knowledge and power --
I The Politics of interpreting Islam: Orthodox and antithetical knowledge --
II Knowledge and interpretation.
Series Title: Middle Eastern studies / Current affairs
Responsibility: Edward W. Said.
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An unusually sharp look at the way in which the U.S. press and experts have dealt with the crisis in the Middle East and Iran.

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