German Orientalism: The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies. Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the development of Orientalism. Offering an alternative to the view of Orientalism as a purely intellectual pursuit or solely as a function of politics, this book traces the development of the discipline as a profession. The author discusses the interrelation between research choices and employment opportunities at German universities, examining the history of the discipline within the framework of More...
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