Orientalism Chapter summaries

Introduction

The preface to the 25th-anniversary edition of Orientalism was written in 2003, in which the author states the book’s …

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Chapter 1 Part 1-4

Said quotes Arthur James Balfour’s address to the House of Commons to explain how the British wielded knowledge about …

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Chapter 2 Part 1-4

Said begins the second chapter by detailing the stages of changes that Orientalism underwent through the centuries …

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Chapter 3 - Afterword

Said begins the last chapter of the text by describing the different kinds of Orientalism that were practiced, and names …

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