As the era of imperialism ended, new divisions and faultlines emerged in the difficult aftermath of empire Some classic books capture the essence of their time; some remain relevant for ever. Orientalism
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By Ezra Klein Al Gore was vice president of the United States from 1993-2001. Since leaving politics, he's been heavily involved in the campaign to fight global warming, even winning a Nobel Peace Prize