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Orientalism Paperback – 12 October 1979

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  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 432 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 039474067X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0394740676
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Intellectual history on a high order . . . and very exciting. --The New York Times

Powerful and disturbing. . . . The theme is the way in which intellectual traditions are created and transmitted. --The New York Review of Books

Stimulating, elegant yet pugnacious. . . . Said observes the West observing the Arabs, and he does not like what he finds. --The Observer

An important book. . . . Never has there been as sustained and as persuasive a case against Orientalism as Said's. --Jerusalem Post

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The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.

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