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Hardcover Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921 Book

ISBN: 022645133X

ISBN13: 9780226451336

Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

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While the twentieth century's conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With Dislocating the Orient, Daniel Foliard tells the story of how the land was brought into being, exploring how maps, knowledge, and blind ignorance all participated in the construction of this imagined region. Foliard vividly illustrates how the British...

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