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Orientalism imagines history as a conflict between "East" and "West" from the Greco-Persian Wars onward. An institutionalized, expert community represents this world of East and West with authority, as, for example, in media and policy discussions of the Islamic sources of terrorism.
The essays in this volume, which include chapters by historian Bruce Cumings, feminist scholar Susan Jeffords, and cultural critic John Mowitt, explore three dimensions connecting Orientalism and war. The first concerns the representations of "self" and "other" that mark the place of Orientalism in war and which, for example, saturate media coverage of the War on Terror. The second follows the way in which hostilities produce Orientalisms, since it is in and through conflict that Eastern and Western identities are defined and propagated. The third focuses on how Orientalisms amount to acts of war. By redefining politics and identity in such a way that the West is required to bring order to an unstable, violent East, Orientalisms are constitutive of conflict. Defense studies scholar Patrick Porter concludes with an assessment of each essay's critical import and proposes paths for further study.
About the Author:
Tarak Barkawi is associate professor in the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research. He specializes in the study of war, armed forces, and society, with a focus on conflict between the West and the global South. He is author of Globalization and War and many scholarly articles. With Shane Brighton, he is coeditor of the Critical War Studies series, published by Hurst.
Keith Stanski is a senior program officer at the New York University Center on International Cooperation. He completed his D.Phil in international relations at Oxford University on the history of U.S. and British relations with "warlords."
Titel: Orientalism and War (Columbia/Hurst)
Verlag: Columbia University Press
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