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The Orient of Europe

Nicholas A. Germana

The Orient of Europe

the mythical image of India and competing images of German national identity

by Nicholas A. Germana

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Nicholas A. Germana
LC ClassificationsDS61.85 .G47 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420869M
ISBN 101443801925
ISBN 109781443801928
LC Control Number2009396999

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In 'The Orient of Europe', Nicholas A. Germana explores how German thinkers, especially those associated with the Early Romantic movement, set India up as an 'ideal mirror,' in which they could perceive the image of the Germany they longed for - a nation whose greatness lay not in political and military power, but in the realm of culture and the by: 8.

The Orient of Europe: The Mythical Image of India and Competing Images of German National Identity, by Nicholas A. Germana This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data.

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In his groundbreaking text Orientalism, the late cultural critic and theorist Edward Saïd argued that a dominant European political ideology created the notion of the Orient in order to subjugate and control ïd explained that the concept embodied distinctions between "East" (the Orient) and "West" (the Occident) precisely so the "West" could control and authorize views of the "East.".

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