"Since the United States and Europe are clearly going to be studying and interacting with Muslim cultures for the foreseeable future, a book like his provides encouraging illumination."
Post-Orientalism is a sustained record of Hamid Dabashi's reflections over many years on the question of authority and power. Who gets to represent whom and by what authority? Dabashi's work picks up where Edward Said's Orientalism left off. Said traced the origin of the power of representation and the agency that it entails to the colonial hubris that enabled a band of mercenary merchants, military officers, Christian missionaries, and European Orientalists to represent those they sought to rule.
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|Size: ||542 KB|
|Publisher: ||Transaction Publishers|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781412856447 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|