Orientalism - Part 3, Orientalism Now: Modern Anglo-French Orientalism in Fullest Flower Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Orientalism Now: Modern Anglo-French Orientalism in Fullest Flower Summary and Analysis

Until the World War II years, the Orientalist was considered a generalist who dealt in summational statements. By making a statement about one aspect of the Orient, the Orientalist was commenting on the Orient as a whole. The difference between the East and the West is confirmed by Islamic law. The Orient is entrusted to the Western keeper who dominates it. According to 1931 author Gibb, the Orient needs to be studied since it makes people more aware of the issues that are important in the study of culture. He views the Orient as more challenging in his time than in earlier times as the West is watching its influence over the colonies wane. Orientalists try to understand the Oriental culture as a whole as it...

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