Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 December 2005

336 Pages | 12 b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199261161

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The Holy Land in English Culture 1799-1917

Palestine and the Question of Orientalism

Eitan Bar-Yosef

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford English Monographs

  • Offers a new cultural history of the Victorian fascination with Palestine
  • Employs a wide range of sources, both high and low, as a way of rethinking the meaning and currency of the Orientalist discourse in the metropolitan centre
  • Combines postcolonial theory with English social history