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Culture and imperialism

Author: Edward W Said
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Said, Edward W.
Culture and imperialism.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)623460738
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Said
ISBN: 0394587383 9780394587387
OCLC Number: 26304172
Description: xxviii, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Overlapping territories, intertwined histories. Empire, geography, and culture ; Images of the past, pure and impure ; Two visions in Heart of darkness ; Discrepant experiences ; Connecting empire to secular interpretation --
Consolidated vision. Narrative and social space ; Jane Austen and empire ; The cultural integrity of empire ; The empire at work: Verdi's Aida ; The pleasures of imperialism ; The native under control ; Camus and the French imperial experience ; A note on modernism --
Resistance and opposition. There are two sides ; Themes of resistance culture ; Yeats and decolonialization ; The voyage in and the emergence of opposition ; Collaboration, independence, and liberation --
Freedom from domination in the future. American ascendancy: the public space at war ; Challenging orthodoxy and authority ; Movements and migrations.
Responsibility: Edward W. Said.

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A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it.

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