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Orientalism (Concepts in the Social Sciences) Hardcover – 1 Sep 1999


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  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Open University Press (1 Sep 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0335202071
  • ISBN-13: 978-0335202072
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 14.6 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,476,719 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ziauddin Sardar is a writer, cultural critic and editor of the prestigious journal Futures. He is the author of the classic studies The Future of Muslim Civilisation (Mansell, 1979) and Islamic Futures: The Shape of Ideas to Come (1985). His most recent books include Barbaric Others: A Manifesto on Western Racism (Pluto, 1993), Introducing Cultural Studies (Icon, 1997) and Postmodern and the Other (Pluto, 1998). He is also Visiting Professor of Postcolonial Studies, Department of Art Policy and Management, City University. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Wilhelm Snyman on 10 Jan 2005
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Sardar really helps one to understand the complexity of our world and conveys clearly some of the flawed assumptions that plague the Western mind. Passionately written, not dry intellectualese and highly recommended for those interested in understanding our contemporary world.
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