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Orientalism : a reader

Author: Alec Lawrence Macfie
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2000.
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This Reader provides the student with a selection of key readings from this debate, covering a range of areas including myth, imperialism, the cultural perspective, Marxist interpretation and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Lawrence Macfie
ISBN: 0748614427 9780748614424 0748614419 9780748614417
OCLC Number: 645262131
Description: x, 382 p
Contents: Part 1: Foundations of a Myth 1. The Indian Form of Government, James Mill; 2. Gorgeous Edifices, G. W. F. Hegel; 3. The British Rule in India, Karl Marx; Part 2: The Rise of Oriental Studies 4. Les Commencements de l'Orientalisme, Pierre Martino; 5. The Asiatic Society of Calcutta, Raymond Schwab; Part 3: The Foundations of a Critique 6. Phenomenon and Thing-in-itself, F. Nietzsche; 7. On Hegemony and Direct Rule, A. Gramsci; 8. Truth and Power, M. Foucault; Part 4: Orientalism in Crisis 9. Orientalism in Crisis, Anouar Abdel-Malek; 10. English-speaking Orientalism, A. L. Tibawi; Part 5: An Apology for Orientalism 11. Apology for Orientalism, F. Gabrieli; Part 6: An Elaborate Account 12. Shattered Myths, E. Said; 13. Arabs, Islam and the Dogmas of the West, E. Said; 14. My Thesis, E. Said; 15. On Flaubert, E. Said; 16. Latent and Manifest Orientalism, E. Said; Part 7: A Marxist Interpretation 17. Marx and the End of Orientalism, B. S. Turner; Part 8: An American Response 18. Three Arab Critiques of Orientalism, D. P. Little; Part 9: Further Critiques 19. Second Critique of English-speaking Orientalists, A. L. Tibawi; 20. On the Orientalists Again, A. L. Tibawi; Part 10: Said's Orientalism: Reviews and Review Articles 21. Orientalism at the Service of Imperialism, S. Schaar; 22. Hermeneutics versus History, D. Kopf; 23. Enough Said, M. Richardson; 24. Orientalism and Orientalism in Reverse, Sadik Jalal Al-Azm; 25. Orientalism: A Black Perspective, Ernest J. Wilson III; 26. The Question of Orientalism, Bernard Lewis; Part 11: Qualifications and Elaboration 27. "Gorgeous East" versus "Land of Regrets", E. J. Moore-Gilbert; 28. Orientalist Constructions of India, R. Inden; 29. Between Orientalism and Historicism, Aijaz Ahmad; 30. Humanising the Arabs, B. Melman; 31. Indology and the Case of Germany, S. Pollock; 32. Turkish Embassy Letter, L. Lowe; 33. History, Theory and the Arts, J. MacKenzie; Part 12: Orientalism and Feminism 34. Orientalism, Hinduism and Feminism, R. King; Part 13: Orientalism Reconsidered 35. Orientalism Reconsidered, E. Said; Part 14: Beyond Orientalism 36. Exit from Orientalism, F. Dallmayr; 37. From Orientalism to Global Sociology, B. S. Turner.
Responsibility: edited by A.L. Macfie.


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