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Introduction to the Paperback Edition Introduction: Knowledge and Power in a Time of Terror 1. On Exilic Intellectuals 2. Ignaz Goldziher and the Question Concerning Orientalism 3. I Am Not a Subalternist 4. The Creative Crisis of the Subject 5. Pilgrims' Progress: On Revolutionary Border-Crossing 6. Endosmosis: Knowledge without Agency, Empire without Hegemony 7. Towards a New Organicity Conclusion: Changing the Interlocutor Index

About the Author

Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, USA. He is the author of, among other works, the acclaimed Authority in Islam: From the Rise of Muhammad to the Establishment of the Umayyads.

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-Dabashi has written an interesting book that sociologists of culture would find useful. . . . Dabashi's volume is a solid guide . . . and since the United States and Europe are clearly going to be studying and interacting with Muslim cultures for the foreseeable future, a book like his provides encouraging illumination.- --Contemporary Sociology -Hamid Dabashi belongs to a marvelous tradition of poetic thinkers, whose deep insights are crafted in magnificent poetic prose, thus providing his readers with the wine of literary pleasure along with rich food for thought.- --Gilbert Achcar, University of London -In this fascinating and prodigious work, Hamid Dabashi offers a compelling analysis of the various phases and modes of Orientalism and persuasively demonstrates the mutations in the evolving modes of knowledge production about Islam and the Middle East. . . . It is a conceptually and intellectually elegant, subtle and politically trenchant book and as such, it will interest everyone concerned with the contemporary processes of global politics in a wide range of fields.- --Meyda Yegenoglu, Middle East Technical University -Dabashi is learned, poetic, ranging from philosophy to film, every word written with a commitment to the possibility of a just world.- --Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University "Dabashi has written an interesting book that sociologists of culture would find useful. . . . Dabashi's volume is a solid guide . . . and since the United States and Europe are clearly going to be studying and interacting with Muslim cultures for the foreseeable future, a book like his provides encouraging illumination." --Contemporary Sociology "Hamid Dabashi belongs to a marvelous tradition of poetic thinkers, whose deep insights are crafted in magnificent poetic prose, thus providing his readers with the wine of literary pleasure along with rich food for thought." --Gilbert Achcar, University of London "In this fascinating and prodigious work, Hamid Dabashi offers a compelling analysis of the various phases and modes of Orientalism and persuasively demonstrates the mutations in the evolving modes of knowledge production about Islam and the Middle East. . . . It is a conceptually and intellectually elegant, subtle and politically trenchant book and as such, it will interest everyone concerned with the contemporary processes of global politics in a wide range of fields." --Meyda Yegenoglu, Middle East Technical University "Dabashi is learned, poetic, ranging from philosophy to film, every word written with a commitment to the possibility of a just world." --Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University "Dabashi has written an interesting book that sociologists of culture would find useful. . . . Dabashi's volume is a solid guide . . . and since the United States and Europe are clearly going to be studying and interacting with Muslim cultures for the foreseeable future, a book like his provides encouraging illumination." --Contemporary Sociology "Hamid Dabashi belongs to a marvelous tradition of poetic thinkers, whose deep insights are crafted in magnificent poetic prose, thus providing his readers with the wine of literary pleasure along with rich food for thought." --Gilbert Achcar, University of London "In this fascinating and prodigious work, Hamid Dabashi offers a compelling analysis of the various phases and modes of Orientalism and persuasively demonstrates the mutations in the evolving modes of knowledge production about Islam and the Middle East. . . . It is a conceptually and intellectually elegant, subtle and politically trenchant book and as such, it will interest everyone concerned with the contemporary processes of global politics in a wide range of fields." --Meyda Yegenoglu, Middle East Technical University "Dabashi is learned, poetic, ranging from philosophy to film, every word written with a commitment to the possibility of a just world." --Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University

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