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Orientalism, empire, and national culture

Michael S. Dodson

Orientalism, empire, and national culture

India, 1770-1880

by Michael S. Dodson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orientalism -- England -- History -- 19th century,
  • Sanskrit philology -- Study and teaching -- History -- 19th century,
  • Orientalism -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Sanskrit philology -- Study and teaching -- History -- 18th century,
  • India -- Study and teaching -- History -- 19th century,
  • India -- Study and teaching -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael S. Dodson.
    SeriesCambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS435.8 .D63 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17174567M
    ISBN 101403986452
    ISBN 109781403986450
    LC Control Number2006051437

    Orientalism Empire and National Culture Book Summary: Orientalist research has most often been characterised as an integral element of the European will-to-power over the Asian world. This study seeks to nuance this view, and asserts that British Orientalism in India was also an inherently complex and unstable enterprise, predicated upon the cultural authority of the Sanskrit pandits. -book Orientalism published in (post colonial)-one of scholars of Orientalism-6/7 yr. olds --> move to Egypt-born in Palestinian family, Arab family, spoke Arabic, Christian-move to U.S. mid high school, born into wealthy family-Princeton University for BA, Harvard for PhD.

    Orientalism, Western scholarly discipline of the 18th and 19th centuries that encompassed the study of the languages, literatures, religions, philosophies, histories, art, and laws of Asian societies, especially ancient ones. Such scholarship also inspired broader intellectual and artistic circles in Europe and North America, and so Orientalism may also denote the general enthusiasm for things. Orientalism, the theory and practice of representing 'the Orient' in European thought, is a controversial and a problematic concept. This book provides a concise text on the evolution and development of the theory of orientalism, the practice of orientalism in history, and its persistence and reformulation in contemporary times.

      The Worlds of Edward Said such as Orientalism and Culture and Imperialism. He was the founding father of an entire academic domain—postcolonial studies—that has thrived despite a . book, Orientalism, will be regarded as profoundly significant. Orientalism revolutionized the study of the Middle East and helped to create and shape entire new fields of study such as Post-Colonial theory as well influencing disciplines as diverse as English, History, Anthropology, Political Science and Cultural Studies. The book is now beingFile Size: 94KB.


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Format: Hardcover. 'This is a book about orientalism in India,' Dodson tells us. But it is also much more. In exploring the evolution of Sanskrit intellectual culture at Benares College, Dodson reveals a complex, layered world of knowledge production in an increasingly important outpost of the British : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

"Orientalism is most often understood as a set of strategies to extend a European will-to-power over the Asian world. Orientalism, Empire, and National Culture seeks to revise this view, and suggests that it was instead composed of a set of "double practices" in Empire, by virtue of the British reliance upon Hindu scholarly intermediaries, the Sanskrit pandits.

Orientalism, Empire, and National Culture by M. Dodson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Orientalism > England > History > 19th century. Sanskrit philology > Study and teaching > History > 19th century.

Orientalism > England > History > 18th century. Orientalism, Empire, and National Culture India, – Authors; Michael S.

Dodson; Authority, National Culture. Michael S. Dodson. Pages Back Matter. Pages of the European will-to-power over the Asian world. This study seeks to nuance this view, and asserts that British Orientalism in India was also an inherently.

Get this from a library. Orientalism, empire, and national culture: India, [Michael S Dodson] -- This book is about orientalism in the Indian empire, and examines the varied literary, historical, and linguistic scholarly practices which were used to construct understandings of Indian.

The Orientalism of today, both in its sensibility and in its manner of production, is not quite the same as the Orientalism Edward Said discussed forty years ago. The hard edge of today’s Orientalism targets the fragile fabric of domestic politics, the very possibility of coexistence, particularly in Europe and the US.

The Western self, produced by this contemporary Orientalism, is not a. In his book, Orientalism, Edward Said defines orientalism as how images and ways of thinking on the East were created by the West. Orientalism is the “European enlightenment and colonization of the Arab World,” it is the way the West “helped” the east.

Orientalism challenges how people are portrayed and how knowledge is produced about. "Orientalism” is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures as compared to that of Europe and the U.S. It often involves seeing Arab culture as exotic, backward, uncivilized, and at times dangerous.

Edward W. Michael S. Dodson is the author of Orientalism, Empire and National Culture ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Banaras ( avg rat /5.

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Orientalism, Empire, and National Culture India, by M. Dodson and Publisher Palgrave Macmillan. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:Naomi Potter (Bsc Politics and International Relations) undertakes an analytical review of Edward Said’s seminal book, Orientalism ().

Edward Said, a Palestinian academic working in the mid-late 20 th century, wrote Orientalism () in order to underline the essentialising narratives of Western scholars which he saw as dominating the East throughout history.

Now reissued with a substantial new afterword, this highly acclaimed overview of Western attitudes towards the East has become one of the canonical texts of cultural studies.

Very excitingâ¦his case is not merely persuasive, but conclusive. John Leonard in The New York Times His most important book, Orientalism established a new benchmark for discussion of the West's skewed view of the Arab 5/5(1).

Orientalism, by Edward Said, is a controversial and extremely complex book that challenges the standard conventions through which the West portrays the Orient. Said, a Palestinian American who spent his childhood in British Palestine and Egypt, cites a plethora of reasons for assembling this momentous piece of /5().

In art history, literature and cultural studies, Orientalism is the imitation or depiction of aspects in the Eastern depictions are usually done by writers, designers, and artists from the West. In particular, Orientalist painting, depicting more specifically "the Middle East", was one of the many specialisms of 19th-century academic art, and the literature of Western countries.

Cite this chapter as: Dodson M.S. () Orientalism and the Writing of World History. In: Orientalism, Empire, and National Culture. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies : Michael S.

Dodson. These two factors-a general world-wide pattern of imperial culture, and a historical experience of resistance against empire--inform this book in ways that make it not just a sequel to Orimtalirm but an attempt to do something else.

In both books I have emphasized what in. N ine years ago I wrote an afterword for Orientalism which, in trying to clarify what I believed I had and had not said, stressed not only the many discussions that. Orientalism and Empire analyzes the incorporation of the North Caucasus into the Russian empire from a multi-ethnic perspective of empire building.

Incorporation of the North Caucasus into Russia was a messy, bloody process that continues to this day/5.Orientalism was defined by the late Columbia University Prof. Edward Said in his book of the same title as "subtle and persistent Eurocentric prejudice against Arabo-Islamic peoples and their culture" in the course of academic study.