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Islam and orientalism

Maryam Jameelah

Islam and orientalism

by Maryam Jameelah

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Published by Mohammad Yusuf Khan & Sons in Lahore, Pakistan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam,
  • Islam -- Apologetic works,
  • Orientalists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Maryam Jameelah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP172 .M33 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3154298M
    LC Control Number82930145

    Orientalism is the idea that people in the West are very quick to make assumptions and judgments about Easterners when they are not able to fully understand and identify with their way of life. Due to the fact that Western scholars made assumptions about Eastern living they felt justified in creating these stereotypes when in. About Islam, Orientalism and Intellectual History. Debates on the relationship between Islam and the West rage on, from talk of clashing civilizations to political pacification, from ethical and historical perspectives to distrust, xenophobia and fear. Ibn Khaldun, Hegel, al-Jabarti, Toynbee, Foucault, Edward Said, and Hourani - this book.

    Book Description. Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice explores the field of Israeli Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) sociologically and politically, as a window onto the relationship between Orientalism, Zionism and book draws special attention to neoliberal discourse and praxis in everyday higher education, the interests of scholars, and the political form that. 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 and Islamic Louvish in the New Statesman & Society âEdward Said speaks for interdisciplinarity as well as for monumental erudition¦The breadth of reading [is] astonishing/5(2).

    As the events and aftermath of 9/11 have shown, the relationship between Islam and the West is deeply troubled. In Islam, Orientalism and Intellectual History, Mohammad Salama calls for a new understanding of Islam as a historical condition that has existed in relationship to the West since the seventh compares the Arab-Islamic and European traditions of historical thought since the.   In his book Orientalism, the Palestinian-born Said, a professor of comparative literature at Columbia University, claimed that an endemic Western prejudice against the East had congealed into a modern ideology of racist supremacy—a .


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Islam and orientalism by Maryam Jameelah Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great expose of the Western 'experts' on Islam, who seem to dominate the academic and media writings on all things Muslim. It shows how the 'truth' and being accurate have nothing to do with orientalism, but rather a deep irrational hatred for Islam and a desire to twist the texts to suit personal fancies are the only requirements/5.

Islam and Orientalism By Maryam Jameelah Paperback Pages ISBN: Publisher: Adam Publishers, New Delhi, India About The Book A collection of review essays which provide the student with a full understanding of the Islam and orientalism book weapons of the Orientalists which are deliberately being used to mislead the Muslim intelligentsia into cynicism, heresy and apostasy.

The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under particularly intense debate in the by: This book is dedicated to all Muslim college and university students in Pakistan and abroad so that they may gain a full appreciation of the conspiracy working for their ruin and what can be done to frustrate its malicious activities before it is too late.

the Preaching of Islam. Stanely Lane-Poole was another orientalist who penned 1he Saladin and the Moors in Spain. Aloys Sprenger edited Al-lsobah-fi-Tam7z­ is-Sahabah for the Royal Asciatic Society of Calcutta and wrote an scholarly foreward to the book while Edward William Lane compiled the.

Islam and orientalism book Edward Said (Said (, through his writings on Orientalism challenged this kind of discourse and questioned the ability of Western observers to objectively analyze Islam (Varisco, ).

Orientalism. Edward W. Said, Jean-Leon Gerome (Cover Artist) Rating details 17, ratings reviews. More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a.

Study of the ‘Orient’ and Orientalism has evolved considerably since Edward Said's seminal study of ; here, the multi-award winning French novelist Mathias Enard, whose own novel Compass, draws on this rich history, discusses five books that capture key aspects of this ever-shifting terrain.

Interview by Thea Lenarduzzi. an elegant summary of the West's ignorance of Islam and the motives of Orientalism are the following words by the Swiss journalist and author, Roger Du Pasquier: The West, whether Christian or dechristianised, has never really known Islam.

Ever since they watched it appear on the world. This very important book illuminates the background of the present struggle between the West and militant Islam and should definitely attract the attention of the modern reader. I recommend this book in the strongest possible terms because it is both original and timely.' Marius Deeb - Cited by: Print book: English: Rev.

edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Islam -- Relations -- Christianity. Christianity and other religions -- Islam.

Islam -- Apologetic works. View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items. In the final chapter of the book, Said offers an overview of Orientalism in the present day. With the rise of U.S.

political influence, the image and symbol of Islam. As summarized briefly in the introduction, commentary by Europeans on the nature of Eastern social and political systems was commingled with their conception of the Islamic religion, though their knowledge of it Author: Michael Curtis.

I could not find the original place of the quote, but I several though about this remark when reading a very important new book by Michael Laffan, The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past (Princeton University Press,pages).4/5(1).

the trag edy of Islamic culture. Close on 30 years ago Edward Said published his seminal book Orientalism, in which he cas tigated the Western schol-ars who had s tudied and commented upon the. How fundamentally narrow and constricted is the semantic field of Islam was brought home to me after my book Orientalism appeared last year.

Even though I took great pains in the book to show that. In Edward Saidand in published Orientalism, his best-known work and one of the most influential scholarly books of the 20th century. In it Said examined Western scholarship of the “Orient,” specifically of the Arab Islamic world (though he was an Arab Christian), and argued that early scholarship by Westerners in.

Orientalism, Racism, and Islam: Edward Said Between Race and Doctrine. Introduction; Edward Said’s Orientalism has gotten relatively little attention from philosophers in the Anglo-American analytic tradition.

Arguably, though, the book has been at least as influential in contemporary political thought as has the work of say, Rawls, Nozick, or Dworkin, and has probably been more influential. The Arabic-language version of Christianity, Islam and Orientalism has been a bestseller in the Middle East for the past two years.

Product details Hardcover: pagesAuthor: Faruk Zein. While Orientalism is quite the classic, I would argue that the introduction would be more than sufficient for understanding the concepts central to his theory, that are only laboriously elaborated on in the remainder of the book.

Alternatively, Covering Islam takes these concepts and applies them to media representations of Muslims and Islam. Orientalism was published nearly forty years ago, at the time of the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt and the Lebanese civil war, just before the Islamic Revolution in Iran, and four years before Ariel Sharon’s invasion of Lebanon and the massacres in the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila.Orientalism, in essence, is a form of intellectual tutelage and once the Islamic world knows itself and decides to get up from its fall by shaking the burdens of cultural and intellectual backwardness off its shoulders, only then will Orientalism finds itself facing a real crisis; particularly the part of Orientalism that is fixated on Islam.

Overview. More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic.

In this wide-ranging, intellectually vigorous study, Said traces the origins of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle and Near East /5(18).