Edward Said and the Writing of History by Shelley Walia
(Postmodern Encounters)

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Said famously argued in 'Orientalism' that the West developed, at the peak of colonial expansion, a body of knowledge that imperialists could use to gain power. Walia investigates the need for alternative 'subaltern' histories and the influences - Foucault, Gramsci - that inspire them.
 

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Published August 7, 1997 by Totem Books. 80 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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