By Edward W. Said
From the Iranian hostage situation during the Gulf warfare and the bombing of the realm alternate middle, the yank information media have portrayed "Islam" as a monolithic entity, synonymous with terrorism and non secular hysteria. whilst, Islamic nations use "Islam" to justify unrepresentative and sometimes repressive regimes. Combining political remark with literary criticism, Covering Islam keeps Edward Said's lifelong research of the ways that language not just describes but additionally defines political reality.
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Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World by Edward W. Said