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Dangerous knowledge : orientalism and its discontents / Robert Irwin.

Author/Creator:
Irwin, Robert, 1946-
Publication:
Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
409 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Other Title:
U.K. edition published under title: For lust of knowing : the orientalists and their enemies
Subjects:
Orientalism.
Middle East -- Study and teaching.
Asia -- Study and teaching.
Middle East -- Foreign public opinion, Occidental.
Asia -- Foreign public opinion, Occidental.
Contents:
The clash of ancient civilizations
An ancient heresy of a new paganism
Renaissance orientalism
The holiness of Oriental studies
Enlightenment of a sort
Oriental studies in the age of stream and cant
A house divided against itself
The all too brief heyday of Orientalism
An enquiry into the nature of a certain twentieth-century polemic
Enemies of Orientalism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-376) and index.
ISBN:
158567835X (alk. paper)
9781585678358
OCLC:
69021089
Publisher Number:
9781585678358