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Author Ahmad, Eqbal.

Title Eqbal Ahmad, confronting empire : interviews with David Barsamian ; foreword by Edward W. Said
Edition First edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : South End Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 177 pages.)
Contents "Dawn of Freedom" / Faiz Ahmed Faiz -- Biographical Sketch of Eqbal Ahmad -- Introduction / David Barsamian -- Foreword / Edward W. Said -- Ch. 1. Think Critically and Take Risks. Gandhi and Partition. The Struggle Over Kashmir. Higher Education. Frantz Fanon, Malcolm X, Noam Chomsky, and Edward W. Said. The Palestinian Question. Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Orientalism. The Demonization of Islam. The Taliban. Reconstructing Hegemony / The Future of the U.S. Left -- Ch. 2. Distorted Histories. The Perils of Nationalism. Some of the News Fit to Print. Tribes Have Been Given Flags. Nuclear Politics in South Asia. Nationalism and Islam. Unilateralism After the Cold War. The Lexicon of Terrorism. Engaging Iran. Turkey and Israel. The Armenian Genocide. Beyond Belief: V.S. Naipaul. The Changing of the Guards. Return to the Source. Marx's Legacy. Intellectual Work -- Ch. 3. Do Not Accept the Safe Haven. Oppression and Identity. Poetry and Revolution. Pathologies of Power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
SUBJECT Ahmad, Eqbal -- Interviews.
Subject World politics -- 1945-1989.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
Geopolitics -- South Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Anti-imperialist movements.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Barsamian, David.
ISBN 9781608467518 electronic bk
1608467511 electronic bk
Other Titles Confronting empire