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Peace and Its Discontents

By: Said, Edward (1935-2003)/ Preface. Hitchens, ChristopherShare

Language: English

Softcover

In works such as Culture and Imperialism, Said has compelled us to question our culture’s most privileged myths. Now with this impassioned and incisive book, our foremost Palestinian-American intellectual challenges the official version of the Middle East "peace process." "He challenges and stimulates our thinking in every area."– Washington Post Book World.

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By:Said, Edward (1935-2003)/ Preface. Hitchens, Christopher
Language:English
Format:Softcover
Pages: 188 pp
Publisher:Vintage International, NY 1996
Dimensions:14 x 20 cm
ISBN-13:9780679767251
Topic:Palestine - Political Thought

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Edward W. Said was born in 1935 in Jerusalem, raised in Jerusalem and Cairo, and educated in the United States, where he attended Princeton (B.A. 1957) and Harvard (M.A. 1960; Ph.D. 1964). In 1963, he began teaching at Columbia University, where he was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature. He died in 2003 in New York City.

He is the author of twenty-two books which have been translated into 35 languages, including Orientalism (1978); The Question of Palestine (1979); Covering Islam (1980); The World, the Text, and the Critic (1983); Culture and Imperialism (1993); Peace and Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East Peace Process (1996); and Out of Place: A Memoir (1999). Besides his academic work, he wrote a twice-monthly column for Al-Hayat and Al-Ahram; was a regular contributor to newspapers in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East; and was the music critic for The Nation.



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