• Globalisation - Australia and Asia
    Edward Said states, "No one today is purely one thing. Labels like Indian, or woman, or Muslim, or American are no more than starting points." Said's idea illustrates the evolution of relations between communities as a result of globalization, and the understanding and recognition of other cultures...
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  • Neena Lama
    What is Orientalism? Orientalism transfigures the study of Middle East. Edward Said defines, Orientalism as the ethnocentric way Europe approaches the Asian regions. Europeans looked upon the people of the Orient or the East and Arabic states as “gullible” and “devoid of energy and initiative...
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  • EDWARD W. SAID: TRUTH, JUSTICE AND NATIONALISM
    E D W A R D W. S A I D : T R U T H , J U S T I C E A N D N AT I O N A L I S M Jan Selby University of Sussex, UK ................ Said Foucault Chomsky nationalism Palestine ................ Within post-colonial debates, Edward Said has tended to be viewed by critics and...
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  • Economic Imperialism
    . Discrimination: 12 See Becker (1960a). 13 A case in point was Kingsley Davis, the late, well-known demographer. 11 Edward P. Lazear Economic Imperialism July, 1999 An early economic exploration of the issue of discrimination was Gunnar Myrdal’s An American Dilemma...
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  • Mansfield Park; Empire & Orientalism from Edward Said
    , Jane, Mansfield Park (Oxford World’s Classics, London: 1814) Said, Edward, ‘Jane Austen and Empire’, Culture and Imperialism (Knopf, New York: 1993) [http://www.scribd.com/doc/57070252/3-Edward-Said-Austen-and-Empire] accessed 19/10/2012 Fraiman, Susan, ’Jane Austen and Edward Said: Gender...
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  • Was the Spanish-American War Truly as John Hay Said, a “Splendid Little War”
    for war, if blame must be levied, belongs to the American people”.[8] Indeed “many…were heavily influenced by the view that western imperialism was justified by the (alleged) superiority of Anglo-Saxon and Nordic ‘races’”, that it was warranted for the U.S. to spread her idealism and the American...
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  • Cultural Imperialism
    Cultural Imperialism: The Impact of Western Influences on the Cultures of others through media Written by Edward Marcus, Nur Lillah and Sylvester Introduction With the vast advancement of technology today, the world has become progressively interconnected.  Together with the rise in...
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  • A Call for Endogenous Saudi Animations: Stop Cultural Imperialism
    ’ refers to the Orient or East in contrast to the Occident or West. The debate about Orientalisation has different viewpoints since the publication of Orientalism in 1978 by Edward Said. His argument emphasizes on the negative view of the West towards the East and how Westerners are prejudiced...
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  • Empire Notes
    * Ferguson views the American Empire as ‘A Good Thing’ as they would have responsibility * US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said categorically: ‘We don’t do Empire’, yet many remain unconvinced * Eric Hobsbawm pointed out in his 1987 book The Age of Empire 1875-1914, that states have...
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  • Debating International Relations and Its Relevance to the Third World
    book, Orientalism, is an influential text for postcolonial studies and has produced a range of theories on the subject. Said provides useful conceptual tool for understanding western political discourses of ‘self’ and ‘others’ (Said, 1978). Moreover, Edward Said’s Culture and Imperialism represents...
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  • Political
    claim that it threatens the Minorities. Proponents however, counterclaim that it does not. In his book, "The Struggle for Democracy", Edward Greenberg said that "Democracy is increasingly regarded as the best form of government because a majority of the public has input in what is best for society...
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  • Postcolonialism in the Caribbean
    social science; the world view as constructed by European and Euro-American colonizing cultures began to be called into question throughout academe. Books by seminal postcolonialists like W.E.B. Dubois, Franz Fanon, Edward Said and Aimé Cesairé are represented in my reference list along side...
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  • Of Natural Gas in Bangladesh: an Attempt to Explicate the Kleptomaniac Nexus Between Western Imperialism and Local Comprador Bourgeoisie the Politics
    Veltmeyer, Henry 2001, Globalization Unmasked: Imperialism in the 21st Century, Madhyam Books 9) Said, Edward 1993, Culture and Imperialism, Cambridge 10) Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty 1999, Can the Subaltern Speak?, Harvard University Press 11) Frontline World, Business anticorruption, Global Politics magazine, Energy Bangla, The Daily Star, Financial Express, Montyly Jatiya Shompod Rokkha...
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  • Postcolonial Reading of Heart of Darkness
    criticize the culture of imperialism in his work. For all of Conrad's efforts to step outside of the framework of discourse, the rhetoric of his criticism is the result, as Edward Said notes, of "a self-conscious foreigner writing of Tayeb Salih (also transliterated as al-Iayyib Sâlih), Season of...
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  • Post Colonial Theory
    writers from countries with a history of colonialism” (McLeod, 33). From ‘Commonwealth’ to ‘Postcolonial’: 1950’s-60’s—Field of ‘Commonwealth Literature’: Studies of individual national literatures Late 1970’s-80’s—Theories of colonial discourse: Frantz Fanon and Edward Said 1980’s—Turn to...
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  • Spanish-American War
    ]. Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, Edward J. Blum , and Jon Gjerde, Major Problems in American History Volume 2: Since 1865 Third Edition., (Boston:2012), Document 2: Govenor Theodore Roosevelt Praises the Manly Virtues of Imperialism, 1899, 108-109. [ 7 ]. Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, Edward J. Blum , and...
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  • History
    role in the Middle East, loud tones of Imperialism began to root themselves in the Arab/Muslim psyche. In Zachary Lockman’s book Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism2, the example is given “After the First World War American oil companies (with the backing...
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  • reader respone theory
    west and its construction of the ‘other’, imperialism and orientalism. Edward said, for instance, argues for what he calls ‘contrapuntal reading’ where by, in reading a text, one ‘open(s) it out both to what went into it and to what its author excluded’ (said 1993, 79). In short, we...
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  • Narrative Address
    humanity’s highest achievement in the union of the island with the civilized world. References: Bevington, David. and D. S. Kastan. eds. Shakespeare The Tempest. New York: Bantam Dell, Random House, Inc. 2004. Said, Edward. Culture And Imperialism. New York: Vintage Books, Random House, Inc. 1993...
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  • Race Unit
    (chapter 3 in Lockman): Academic/Scholarly field What forms does it take? How does Orientalism relate to European imperialism? An Egyptian Pottery Seller Near Giza Edward Said Born 1935 in Palestine Died 2003 in New York City Orientalism (1978) a critique of Orientalist thought 3...
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