Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism (The Contemporary Middle East)

Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism (The Contemporary Middle East)

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Zachary Lockman
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2009-11-12
EAN 9780521133074, ISBN10: 0521133076

Hardcover, 340 pages, 22.8 x 22.8 x 15.2 cm

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'.