Edward w said tries to answer the question of palestine in this book in the context of colonialism and orientalism what is wonderful is how said argues in favor of a two-state settlement to promote peace and neighborly understanding and common interest. The question of palestine by edward w said by edward w said by edward w said by edward for anyone interested in this region and its future, the question of palestine remains the most useful and authoritative account available from the trade paperback edition also by —the new york times book review related articles looking for.
The question of palestine by edward said n march 1946, at the height of the struggle for jewish nationhood, golda meir addressed a joint american and british committee of inquiry on one level mr said's book is one of the most interesting explanations of the palestinian case since george antonius's the arab awakening was published in.
About the question of palestine this original and deeply provocative book was the first to make palestine the subject of a serious debate–one that remains as critical as ever.
Edward said sounds like a palestinian nationalist and writes like a professor of english literature, and in fact he is both his book is an eloquent defense of the palestinian arab people and their right to self-determination. Review of edward said’s “the question of palestine” posted on february 25, 2011 by northernsong in world where political analysis and philosophical theory are generally kept apart by institutional forces, said’s book on palestine is a breath of fresh and rigorous air. The question of palestine user review - kirkus in this polemical essay, edward said, a columbia professor and member of the palestinian national council, presents the palestinian case to the american public—a follow-up to his general attack on.
In this polemical essay, edward said, a columbia professor and member of the palestinian national council, presents the palestinian case to the american public—a follow-up to his general attack on the field of middle east studies in orientalism (1979.
And now american orientalist and palestine liberation organization supporter edward said has written a book presenting the western world with a mirror image of mrs meir's complaint of 34 years ago the palestinians, he tells us, have been reviled and rejected as a people, their race and religion dismissed as backward and degenerate.