EDWARD SAID (1935-2003).

Palestinian-born intellectual and world-famous literary critic. Author of ‘Orientalism’ and ‘The Question of Palestine’. Professor of English Literature at Columbia University, NYC until his death. From the BBC series ‘Exiles’.

 

In 1993 Harvard Professor Samuel P. Huntington wrote an essay titled « The Clash of Civilizations? » and later he expanded into a book with the same title, but without the question mark. Edward Said, late Columbia professor rips Huntington’s thesis to shreds.

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