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Restating Orientalism : a critique of modern knowledge

Author: Wael B Hallaq
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Edward Said's Orientalism not only inaugurated a new and highly controversial arena of discourse but also set the terms of debate around knowledge, power, and imperialism since 1978, when the book first appeared. The substance of discussions remains extensively political, limited to the so-called problem of knowledge and power and the complicity of Orientalism in the larger project of colonialism. One of the many  Read more...
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Hallaq, Wael B., 1955-
Restating Orientalism.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018024341
Named Person: Edward W Said
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wael B Hallaq
ISBN: 9780231187626 0231187629
OCLC Number: 1013720900
Description: x, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Putting Orientalism in its place --
Knowledge, power, and colonial sovereignty --
The subversive author --
Epistemic sovereignty and structural genocide --
Refashioning Orientalism, refashioning the subject.
Responsibility: Wael B. Hallaq.

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Wael B. Hallaq takes critique of Orientalism as a point of departure for rethinking the modern project. A remarkably ambitious attempt to overturn the foundations of a wide range of academic  Read more...

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