publication . Article . Book . 2011

The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945

Ursula Wokoeck;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Journal of Art Historiography (issn: 2042-4752, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Department of Art History, University of Birmingham
Abstract
Review of: Suzanne L. Marchand, German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Religion, Race and Scholarship, Cambridge and Washington, D.C.: Cambridge University Press, 2009. This analysis of Suzanne L. Marchand’s German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Religion, Race and Scholarship reads her contribution in part against the background of Edward Said’s path breaking book Orientalism. Differences lie in her more expansive understanding of the term ‘Oriental’ to include the Far East and her concentration on German scholarship. Approaches to Orientalist scholarship are often judgmental. Marchand complicates the discourse by speaking to the individual and institutiona...
Subjects
free text keywords: Orientalism, Jewish art, German scholarship, Arts in general, NX1-820, Anthropology, GN1-890
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