Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism / Edition 1

Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism / Edition 1

by Zachary Lockman, Eugene L. (Eds.) Rogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521629373

ISBN-13: 9780521629379

Pub. Date: 10/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Zachary Lockman's informed and thoughtful history of European Orientation and US 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

Overview

Zachary Lockman's informed and thoughtful history of European Orientation and US 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 US occupation of Iraq and the "global war on terror."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521629379
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Series:
The Contemporary Middle East Series, #3
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps viii

Acknowledgments ix

Preface to the second edition x

Maps xiv

Introduction 1

1 In the beginning 8

2 Islam, the West and the rest 38

3 Orientalism and empire 66

4 The American century 100

5 Turmoil in the field 149

6 Said's Orientalism: a book and its aftermath 183

7 After Orientalism? 216

Afterword 274

Notes 279

Bibliography 301

Index 312

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