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California State University, Dominguez Hills
Latest update: September 16, 2000

Postcolonial Studies

This recognition and recall practice is based on an article by by Stein Tønnesson, research professor, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS): Orientalism, Occidentalism and Knowing about Others.

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More up soon. jeanne November 12, 2000.

  1. Tønnesson gives which of the following definitions of "Orientalism?"
    1. "to engage ourselves as intellectuals in a critical, moral analysis of the centuries-old Western domination of the East while at the same time maintaining a critical distance to repressive social systems in the East."