6) tells us that in his own time the linen chiton of Ionia had again been discarded in favour of the Doric dress, and the monuments show that after the Persian wars a reaction against Orientalism showed itself in a return to simpler fashions.
Gem-engraving and jewelry follow similar lines; pottery-painting for the most part remains geometrical throughout, with crude survivals of Mycenaean curvilinear forms. Those Aegean influences, however, which had been predominant in the later Bronze Age, and had never wholly ceased, revived, as Hellenism matured and spread, and slowly repelled the mixed Phoenician orientalism.
His most recent books include Orientalism, The A to Z of Postmodern Life and the co-authored international bestseller Why Do People Hate America?
Week 2: Postcolonial Literary and Film Theory Text: said, Orientalism, and Young, Postcolonialism.
Orientalism in the eighteenth century and the reception of Eastern religions in the late nineteenth century.