From burqas to American Sniper: Orientalism during the War on Terror

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Edward Said’s 1978 book ‘Orientalism’ analysed the relationship between the imperial Western world and the Eastern ‘Oriental’ world. He lends a significant amount of this book to dissecting the relationship between power and knowledge. The European empires and the United States had the power to spread and prop up the myths and stereotypes about the peoples and cultures of…

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The Kavernacle

The Kavernacle

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