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Author Lockman, Zachary, author.

Title Contending visions of the Middle East : the history and politics of Orientalism / Zachary Lockman
Edition Second edition
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 316 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The contemporary Middle East ; 3
Contemporary Middle East ; 3.
Contents In the beginning -- Islam, the West and the rest -- Orientalism and empire -- The American century -- Turmoil in the field -- Said's Orientalism : a book and its aftermath -- After Orientalism?
Summary "Zachary Lockman's informed and thoughtful history of European Orientalism and U.S. Middle East studies, the 'clash of civilizations' debate and America's involvement in the region has become a highly recommended and widely used text since its publication in 2004. The second edition of Professor Lockman's book brings his analysis up to date by considering how the study of the Middle East has evolved in the intervening years, in the context of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and the 'global war on terror'"--Provided by publisher
"Zachary Lockman's informed and thoughtful history of European Orientalism and U.S. Middle East studies, the 'clash of civilizations' debate and America's involvement in the region has become a highly recommended and widely used text since its publication in 2004. The second edition of Professor Lockman's book brings his analysis up to date by considering how the study of theMiddle East has evolved in the intervening years, in the context of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and the 'global war on terror'. ZACHARY LOCKMAN teachesmodernMiddle Eastern history atNew York University. His previous publications include Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine, 1906-1948 (1996). He has served as president of the Middle East Studies Association, speaks and writes widely on current events in the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy, and is a contributing editor of Middle East Report. i"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Orientalism.
Islam -- 20th century.
Islam -- 1800-
Orientalism.
HISTORY -- General.
Islam.
Orientalism.
Education.
Middle East -- Study and teaching.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
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