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ISBN: 9780394740676
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Published: Vintage - October 12th, 1979

In his groundbreaking analysis of Western depictions of the East, Said combines historical analysis, literary criticism, and a deep dive into the history of philology to demonstrate how the "Orient" is not only an invention of the West, but also works in the service of establishing and maintaining imperialism, primarily of the British, French, and later American varieties.