Book Discussion on Occidentalism

Ian Buruma talked about the book he co-authored with Avishai Margalit, Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies, published by… read more

Ian Buruma talked about the book he co-authored with Avishai Margalit, Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies, published by Penguin Books. In the book the authors examined what they viewed as the “anti-Western virus” in Islam and argued that these feelings of anti-Americanism were shared throughout the world. After a discussion with Fouad Ajami, Professor Buruma answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Ajami, Fouad Director Council on Foreign Relations
  • Buruma, Ian Professor Bard College->Human Rights and Journalism

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Book Discussion on Occidentalism

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2004
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Sep 20, 2004

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  • Jul 17, 2004 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2004 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2004 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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