Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt
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Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt

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In a book that radically challenges conventional understandings of the dynamics of cultural imperialism, Shaden M. Tageldin unravels the complex relationship between translation and seduction in the colonial context. She examines the afterlives of two occupations of Egypt—by the French in 1798 and by the British in 1882—in a rich comparative analysis of acts, fictions, and

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Paperback, 368 pages
Published June 12th 2011 by University of California Press
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