The cover of the book Orientalism (1978) is a detail from the 19th-century Orientalist painting The Snake Charmer, by Jean-Léon Gérôme
Photo: Jean-Léon Gérôme, Public Domain
Edward Saïd (1935-2003) was a Palestinian-American scholar and public intellectual.
Dr Vijay Devadas look at one of his most influential books 'Orientalism'
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