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


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    Title
    Orientalism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edward W. Said
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 379
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 329 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780394740676
    ISBN 10: 039474067X
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F
    BIC E4L: NFXX
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YNH
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: ENGM2000
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT, CULT/ASIAN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    Libri: ARAB6040
    LC classification: DS12
    DC22: 950.072
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Libri: KOLO1600, KOLO2000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 950/.07/2
    LC classification: DS12 .S24 1979
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 950.072
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: SOC008000
    Edition statement
    1st Vintage Books ed
    Illustrations note
    bibliog , index
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    28 June 1988
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The theme is the way in which intellectual traditions are created and trans-mitted... Orientalism is the example Mr. Said uses, and by it he means something precise. The scholar who studies the Orient (and specifically the Muslim Orient), the imaginitive writer who takes it as his subject, and the institutions which have been concerned with teaching it, settling it, ruling it, all have a certain representation or idea of the Orient defined as being other than the Occident, mysterious, unchanging and ultimately inferior." --Albert Hourani, New York Review of Books
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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.