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The darker side of Western modernity : global futures, decolonial options

Author: Walter D Mignolo
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2011.
Series: Latin America otherwise.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Durante el Renacimiento, los europeos colonizaron el tiempo y el espacio, la invención de las eras históricas Antigüedad y la Edad Media, la cartografía, la apropiación y la explotación de las Américas, y el establecimiento de la idea de que la modernidad europea era el apogeo de la historia humana y el modelo para el mundo para emular . Walter D. Mignolo analiza la "lógica colonial" que ha llevado a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter D Mignolo
ISBN: 9780822350606 0822350602 9780822350781 0822350785
OCLC Number: 912489909
Description: XXXVII, 408 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: The roads to the future : rewesternization, dewesternization, and decoloniality --
I am where I do: remapping the order of knowing --
It is "our" modernity : delinking, independent thought, and decolonial freedom --
(De)coloniality at large : time and the colonial difference --
The darker side of the enlightenment : a decolonial reading of Kant's geography --
The Zapatistas? theoretical revolution : its historical, ethical, and political consequences --
Cosmopolitanism, communalism, and the decolonial option : overcoming colonial and imperial differences --
Afterword : "freedom to choose?" and the decolonial option : notes toward communal.
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Responsibility: Walter D. Mignolo.


Walter D. Mignolo analyzes the "colonial logic" that has driven five hundred years of Western imperialism, from colonialism through neoliberalism  Read more...


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"It is dense, but refreshing and ultimately uplifting. Walter Mignolo's visionary ideas about the decline and fall of (Western) modernity and hence leadership should be on the syllabus in schools, Read more...

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