Said, in which the author developed the idea of orientalism to define the wests historically patronizing representations of the eastthe societies and peoples who inhabit the places of asia, north africa, and the middle east. Edinburgh university press edinburgh university press foreign language study miscellaneous. About the author 2002 alexander lyon macfie has written widely on the modern history of the near and middle east. View notes orientalism from hum 343 at al akhawayn university. In other words not all orientalists are orientalist. Alexander lyon macfies publications include the eastern question 1988. More recently, he has been closely associated with the institute of historical research at the university of london and their philosophy of history seminar, attendance at which has.
Read orientalism by alexander lyon macfie available from rakuten kobo. A reader alexander lyon macfie on free shipping on qualifying offers. A reader provides students, scholars and general readers alike with a selection of key readings from this debate, covering a range of areas including myth. Macfie completed his undergraduate studies at the university of manchester in the 1950s, later completing a phd.
Summarises and comments on a number of significant texts. Details a number of case studies which a massively topical reprise of the critical debate about western images and stereotypes of the arab world and islam. List of books and articles about orientalism online. Edinburgh university press, 2000 social science 382 pages. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Orientalism ebook by alexander lyon macfie rakuten kobo. In the 1960s and 1970s a powerful assault was launched on orientalism, led by edward said. In this wideranging, intellectually vigorous study, said traces the origins of orientalism to the centurieslong period during which europe dominated the middle and near east and, from its position. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of east and west, orient and occident, christianity and islam, orientalism provides a timely account of the subject and the debate. Said, in which the author developed the idea of orientalism to define the wests historically patronizing representations of the. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. In particular, orientalist painting, depicting more specifically the middle east, 1 was one of the many specialisms of 19thcentury academic art, and the literature of western. As a result an intense debate occurred regarding the validity of the charges made, involving not only orientalists but students of history, anthropology, sociology, womens studies and the media.
Zachary lockman, contending visions of the middle east. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. More than three decades after its first publication, edward saids groundbreaking critique of the wests historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the east has become a modern classic. Orientalism a reader by macfie alexander lyon abebooks. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of east and west, orient and occident, christianity and islam, orientalism provides a timely. Macfie, 9780748614417, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. His books include the eastern question 1996, the end of the ottoman empire 1998 and orientalism. Alexander lyon macfie shelved 3 times as orientalism.
Full text of orientalismbibliography see other formats orientalism. Orientalism and feminism marx and the end of orientalism, b. Macfie 2002, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. An intense debate ensued, involving not only orientalists but historians, sociologists, anthropologists. The history and politics of orientalism, cambridge university press. About the author alexander lyon macfie s publications include the eastern question 1988. Books by alexander lyon macfie all formats kindle ebooks hardcover paperback sort by. Try searching on jstor for other items related to this book. The aim is to introduce the origins and character of the debate on orientalism, providing. Alexander lyon macfie is a british historian who has written widely on historiography and orientalism. He points to scholarship on islam taking place in the 16th and 17th centuries in areas where imperial conquest of islamic lands was far from the goals. Orientalism 1st edition alexander lyon macfie routledge. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of east and west, orient and occident, christianity and islam, orientali.
Edinburgh u press, 2000 contains many short excerpts may be beneficial to your understanding of orientalism. These depictions are usually done by writers, designers, and artists from the west. Thus a very large mass of writers, among whom are poets, novelists, philosophers. Alexander lyon macfie has written widely on the modern history of turkey and the middle east. A reader by alexander lyon macfie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Sep 19, 2015 otherwise, many western academics or journalists who write about the societies and cultures of the middle east may critically depart from those who fall under orientalism. In the period of decolonization that followed world war ii. A reader provides students, scholars and general readers alike with a selection of key readings from this debate, covering a range of areas including myth, imperialism, the cultural perspective, marxist interpretation and feminist approaches. His books include the eastern question 1996, the end of the ottoman empire. At a crucial and timely moment in the history of relations between the west and islam, orientalism provides the context and background for understanding where.
In art history, literature and cultural studies, orientalism is the imitation or depiction of aspects in the eastern world. Course readings orientalism and its critics hist 498. The influence of east on west of eastern ideas on western thought has become an increasingly vexed issue in recent times. In the period of decolonization that followed world war ii, a number of scholars, mainly middle eastern, launched a sustained assault on orientalismthe theory and practice of representing the east in western thoughtaccusing its practitioners of misrepresentation, prejudice and bias. Popular orientalism books showing 150 of 1,161 orientalism paperback by.
Dec 22, 2000 offers a brief history of the debate regarding orientalism, as defined by said and others. The history and politics of orientalism, cambridge university press, 2nd edition 2010. His most recent book is the end of the ottoman empire. We also use a selection of other related texts, articles, andor book excerpts that will pertain to the particular theme for. Edinburgh university press, 2003 dlc 2004396103 ocolc51108432. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the word orientalism was.1329 1039 1164 600 276 1428 1518 338 1514 461 335 112 1173 410 777 1171 1250 395 392 203 1437 148 406 105 336 295 112 728 87 1288 1171 1495 1159 1480 170 718 1214 1483 857 1256