Orientalism - Part 1, The Scope of Orientalism: Imaginative Geography and Its Representations: Orientalizing the Oriental Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, The Scope of Orientalism: Imaginative Geography and Its Representations: Orientalizing the Oriental Summary and Analysis

Orientalism is viewed as a field of study almost like a university has departments that represent fields of study. This means that there are things within Orientalism that some people want to study and these things can be geography, culture, and language. These subjects made Orientalism popular as an academic discipline. This came about as a result of the Council of Vienne in 1312, which established a series of chairs in various subjects at numerous universities. This basically began the area of Orientalism as an area of intellectual and academic study. The Orient became an area that was acceptable to study.

Orientalism constituted a broad and encompassing area of study, much broader than most other areas. Islamic law...

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