A term coined by Edward Said in his magisterial work Orientalism. "Orientalism” is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures as [...]

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Postcolonial Concepts: othering othering is the practice of representing and defining the colonized natives as inferior to their European counterparts. The term was coined by Gayatri Spivak and is used [...]

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Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lands. The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, [...]

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