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    • Orientalism

    • By: Edward Said
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This landmark book, first published in 1978, remains one of the most influential books in the Social Sciences, particularly Ethnic Studies and Postcolonialism. Said is best known for describing and critiquing "Orientalism", which he perceived as a constellation of false assumptions underlying Western attitudes toward the East. In Orientalism Said claimed a "subtle and persistent Eurocentric prejudice against Arabo-Islamic peoples and their culture."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We're lucky to have this on audio

    • By Delano on 02-27-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Culture and Imperialism

    • By: Edward W. Said
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 19 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism, this book explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it. This classic study, the direct successor to Said's main work, is read by Peter Ganim ( Orientalism).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRAVO, AUDIBLE!! WE NEED MORE SAID!! REAL BOOKS!!

    • By AnthonyStevens on 02-27-11

    Regular price: $24.95