Orientalism [A.L. Macfie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of East and West, Orient and. Orientalism: A Reader [Alexander Lyon Macfie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the period of decolonization that followed World War II. I will then continue with a recapitulation of the critique on orientalism and the 7 The genealogy of criticism on orientalism is told in Alexander Lyon Macfie (ed.).

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Exit from Orientalism, F. As well as a general introduction, each section is introduced and the extracts are placed in context to guide the student carefully through this complex debate. Orientalism at orentalism Service of Imperialism, S.

Woodrow added it Nov 01, Dieter marked it as to-read Mar 16, The debate ranged far beyond the traditional limits of ‘dry-as-dust’ orientalism, involving questions concerning the nature of identity, the nature of imperialism, Islamophobia, myth, Arabism, racialism, intercultural relations and feminism.

Contents Introduction Orientalism in Crisis. The author examines both the virtues and flaws of Edward Said’s seminal work as well as the wider issues of scholarship on the Middle East and India etc.

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Nash marked it as to-read Nov 17, On the Orientalists Again, A. Orientalism in Crisis 9. It summarizes and comments on a number of significant texts, details a number of case studies which have been inspired by the debate, and provides a useful chronology. Ze added it Dec 10, To ask other readers questions about Orientalismplease sign up. NYU Press- History – pages. Return to Book Page. About Alexander Lyon Macfie. The division between Orientalists and anti-Orientalists is as complete as that which formerly obtained between Marxists and Anti-Marxists.

Orientalism : A Reader

Introduction Orientalism in Crisis. Ahmed marked it as to-read Aug 06, Richardson Limited preview – Interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft: General Cultural Studies Oriengalism Relations. Aasem Bakhshi marked it as to-read Dec 01, There can be little doubt that a reader covering this debate [on Orientalism] would be of enormous value to a whole variety of courses in several disciplines in many Universities across the English-speaking world, as well as in Europe.

Na La marked it as to-read Nov 19, No trivia or quizzes yet. At a crucial and timely moment in the history of relations between the West and Islam, Orientalism provides the context and background for understanding where the fault-lines of this fraught relationship lie.

For students this new reader will be most helpful because it supplies a good selection of readings which will enable students to examine the elements of the modern theory of anti-Orientalism and some of the main criticisms of that theory. The Orientalist Anglicist Controversy.

Siddartha added it Jan 19, Oct 08, Hajar Alobaid is currently reading it. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As a result an intense debate occurred regarding the validity of the charges made, involving not only Orientalists but students of mxcfie, anthropology, sociology, women’s studies and the media.



Books by Alexander Lyon Macfie. His most recent book is The End of the Ottoman Empire.

Amira marked it as to-read Jun 29, Sophia marked it as to-read Aug 02, I had a print on demand copy which rather needlessly sacrificed the wonderful cover picture for a dull, corporate, generic design. Stephen rated it really liked it Oct 20, Orientakism quote this collection is indispensible for any reading list dealing even marginally with Orientalism.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Orientalism, Hinduism and Feminism, R. Provides essential background to understanding this part of the world and offers a brief history of the debate regarding orientalism, as defined by Said and others. An important topical reprise of the critical debate about western images and stereotypes of the Arab world and Islam. P marked it as to-read Sep 14, Kristin added it Dec 18, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Orientalism by Alexander Lyon Macfie. From Orientalism to Global Sociology, B. The Rise of Oriental Studies 4.

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Longman- History – pages. The arrival of a ‘reader’, a collection of ‘texts’ on the subject, seems to draw a line under the fierce debates of the sixties to eighties. A 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 feminist attitudes.