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Our love and attraction for the East, how the East shaped our dreams
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Turkey Playing Increasing Role in Iraq

Turkey Playing Increasing Role in Iraq | Orientalism | Scoop.it
With the U.S. withdrawal, Turkey is now being seen by Washington as playing a potential key role in Iraq.
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Sex, Nudity, and the Arab (Graphic) Novel

Sex, Nudity, and the Arab (Graphic) Novel | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Two novels that I've read of late, one from Egypt (Mona Prince's So You May See) and one by a Syrian (Fadi Azzam's Sarmada), have depictions of sex that would give many God-fearing Anglo readers a ...
 
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Post-Revolution Egypt Needs Orientalist Perverts | KABOBfest

Post-Revolution Egypt Needs Orientalist Perverts | KABOBfest | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Or maybe it doesn't. Or maybe it does. Perhaps, it doesn't.
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Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century Art | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century Art | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Orientalism | Scoop.it
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I’m Not Your Habibi: Thoughts on Craig Thompson’s Graphic Novel | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture

I’m Not Your Habibi: Thoughts on Craig Thompson’s Graphic Novel | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture | Orientalism | Scoop.it
By Special Correspondent Fatemeh Fakhraie Sir Richard Burton is most famous for sexing up The 1,001 Arabian Nights.
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The Strategic Challenge of Somalia's Al-Shabaab: Dimensions of Jihad :: Middle East Quarterly

The Strategic Challenge of Somalia's Al-Shabaab: Dimensions of Jihad :: Middle East Quarterly | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Since emerging from an era of colonialism under Italy and Britain, Somalia has passed through military dictatorship, famine, and civil war to regional fragmentation. In the modern period, Americans best remember the loss of U.S.
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Lady Hester Stanhope - a set on Flickr

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.
 
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Saudi Aramco World : "Queen of the Desert": Lady Hester Stanhope

Saudi Aramco World : "Queen of the Desert": Lady Hester Stanhope | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Among the stories of colorful eccentrics who sought fame and solace in foreign lands none ever quite matched the poignant, pathetic tale of Lady Hester Stanhope and her lonely death in the hills of Lebanon.
 
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Self-Conscious Orientalism in Craig Thompson’s Habibi

Self-Conscious Orientalism in Craig Thompson’s Habibi | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Craig Thompson’s graphic novel Habibi took 7 years to complete and is close to 700 pages. The result is described on the book’s website as “a parable about our relationship to the natural...
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THE NUDE AND THE MARTYR

THE NUDE AND THE MARTYR | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Some time in February, the literary (and intellectual) Generation of the Nineties started coming up in intellectual conversations about the Arab Spring. Some people theorised that, by stressing ind...
 
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Lebanon's Alawites view Syrian crisis with growing concern

Lebanon's Alawites view Syrian crisis with growing concern | Orientalism | Scoop.it
They hail from the same community as Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. Now Lebanon’s Alawite community is monitoring the situation across the Lebanon-Syrian border with trepidation. FRANCE 24 reports from northern Lebanon.
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Vidéo : L’accordéon de Jafar Panahi - La Règle du Jeu | caravan - rencontre des cultures - les traversées

Vidéo : L’accordéon de Jafar Panahi - La Règle du Jeu | caravan - rencontre des cultures -  les traversées | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Découvrez ou redécrouvrez le dernier court métrage du réalisateur iranien Jafar Panahi. L’accordéon a été présenté à la Mostra de Venise 2010.
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orientalist art orientalism painting arabic arts middle eastern paintings

orientalist art orientalism painting arabic arts middle eastern paintings | Orientalism | Scoop.it
BEIJING STAR WORKS is a studio run by a group of painters in Beijing, China and focus on oil paintings wholesale and retail. All of us hold at least Bechalor degree in fine arts.
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Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century

Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century | Orientalism | Scoop.it
A century of European painters recording and interpreting the Near and Middle East.
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Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR): Free online access to the Routledge Area Studies journals (ends December 16, 2011)

Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR): Free online access to the Routledge Area Studies journals (ends December 16, 2011) | Orientalism | Scoop.it
RT @bintbattuta: Free online access to Routledge Area Studies journals (until December 16) http://t.co/2qgXneex...
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Citizenship After Orientalism – A Symposium « Citizenship Studies ...

Citizenship After Orientalism – A Symposium « Citizenship Studies ... | Orientalism | Scoop.it
This symposium will include the Conference 'Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship', an International PhD School 'Tracing Colonialism and Orientalism in Social and Political Thought', and a series of workshops addressing ...
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