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What has Foucault said on Orientalism?

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It's difficult to get an exact read on what Foucault said about Said's work and the concept of "Orientialism," in general.  Part of it might be that Foucault was doing what Said wanted most to do in their understanding of "the other."  Instead of writing generalizations that "demonized" "the other," Foucault was actually touring the area, becoming familiar with the inner workings of it, and...

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