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Contending visions of the Middle East : the history and politics of Orientalism / Zachary Lockman.

By: Lockman, Zachary.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Contemporary Middle East, 3.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxv, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521133074 (pbk.).Subject(s): Orientalism | Middle East -- Study and teaching | Business, Political Scienc Business, Political Scienc February2019 August2015 December2015DDC classification: 956.007201821
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.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 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.
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Index : p. 312-316.

Bibliography : p. 301-311.

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?

"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.

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