'Orientalism' Book Review by The Research Group

This paper studies the book 'Orientalism' by Edward Said.
# 74153 | 900 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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In this article, the writer examines the book 'Orientalism' by Edward Said. The writer takes ideas from this book and applies them to current situations. The writer uses these ideas in particular with relation to the Middle East and to the situation in Iraq.

From the Paper:

"Professor Edward Said is a Palestinian Arab. His book' Orientalism' was written over twenty-five years ago but may be more relevant today than it was when it was first published. The United States and its allies went to war against Iraq under the senior President Bush. America is again at war under President George W. Bush. One wonders if administration policymakers had read and understood Edward Said's book, whether America and its current coalition would still have decided to invade Iraq. The mistakes the coalition forces have ... "

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'Orientalism' (2004, December 01) Retrieved September 18, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/orientalism-74153/

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