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"White Person as Other"?
April 12, 2011 3:42 PM   Subscribe

"White Person As Other" - looking for a book with a similar title, about how white Europeans have been seen/portrayed by other cultures.

A while ago, my girlfriend and I were browsing a used book store in Fort Bragg, CA, and stumbled upon a book about the portrayal of white Europeans by other cultures. Though it looked interesting, we foolishly didn't buy it or write down the title or authors. Lately I've been thinking about it, and want to try to track it down. We believe the title was something like, "White Person as Other", though this has not yielded much from Google or Google Books. Has anyone run across this book? If so, what is the actual title and author(s)?
posted by Yiggs to Society & Culture (5 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
Europe and the Other and Europe as the Other [GB] [WC] ?
posted by dhartung at 4:34 PM on April 12, 2011


The title's quite different, but I recently saw The History of White People in a bookstore, which sounds thematically similar.
posted by threeants at 4:35 PM on April 12, 2011


If you enjoy the ideas that the book raised, you may enjoy this satirical 'shoe-on-the-other-foot' documentary on the colonisation of Australia - Barbeque Area (Babakiueria) Pt 1, Pt 2 & Pt 3.
posted by Kerasia at 5:42 PM on April 12, 2011


Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies?
posted by Tsuga at 8:11 AM on April 13, 2011


Not exactly the same book, dhartung, but very close! Thanks for the other recommendations too, they look great!
posted by Yiggs at 7:05 PM on April 14, 2011


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