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Reassessing orientalism : interlocking orientologies during the cold war
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Éditeur Routledge
Année 2017
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Reassessing orientalism : interlocking orientologies during the cold war
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1 vol. (236 p.) ; 24 cm
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909..825
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Introduction : interlocking orientologies in the Cold War era / Artemy M. Kalinovsky and Michael Kemper ; Orients compared : US and Soviet imaginaries of the modern Middle East / Masha Kirasirova ; From tents to citadels : the transfer of Oriental archaeology to Soviet Kazakhstan / Alfrid K. Bustanov ; "Ulama"-Orientalists : madrasa graduates at the Soviet Institute of Oriental Studies / Bakhtiyar M. Babajanov / "Because of our commercial intercourse and ... bringing about a better understanding between the two peoples : a history of Japanese studies in the United States / Ruud Janssens ; Competing national Orientalisms : the cases of Belgrade and Sarajevo / Armina Omerika ; Propaganda for the East, scholarship for the West : Soviet strategies at the 1960 International Congress of Orientalists in Moscow / Michael Kemper ; Encouraging resistance : Paul Henze, the Bennigsen school, and the crisis of détente / Artemy M. Kalinovsky
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"Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues that the diffusion of interpretations in orientalism was not uni-directional, and that the different orientologies, Western, Soviet and Oriental, did not develop in isolation from each other and were interlocked in such a way that a change in any one of them affected the others; and that those being orientalised were active, not passive, players in shaping how views of themselves developed"--
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1-138-10203-2
978-1-138-10203-3
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