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Islam and the West

This chapter contains an exploration of the meaning of orientalism. It is argued that the word orientalism was until relatively recently used mainly in two senses, to denote either a branch of scholarship or a school of painting. However Lewis contends that it has now been given a new meaning, “that of unsympathetic or hostile […]

  • Abulhasan 'Ali Nadvi
  • Islamic Research and Publication
  • 1983
Islam and the West
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Islam and the West
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    This chapter contains an exploration of the meaning of orientalism. It is argued that the word orientalism was until relatively recently used mainly in two senses, to denote either a branch of scholarship or a school of painting. However Lewis contends that it has now been given a new meaning, "that of unsympathetic or hostile treatment of oriental peoples."

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    • Abulhasan 'Ali Nadvi
    • Islamic Research and Publication
    • 1983
    • First
    • India
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