Local Histories/Global Designs Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

ISBN-10: 0691001405

ISBN-13: 9780691001401

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

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Description: In a shrinking world where sharp dichotomies, such as East/West and developing/developed blur and shift, Walter Mignolo points to the inadequacy of current practice in the social sciences and area studies.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/6/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Walter D. Mignolo is the William H. Wannamaker Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Global Studies and the Humanities at Duke University. This book is the third of a trilogy that includes "The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization" and "The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options". He is also the author of "The Idea of Latin America".

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction On Gnosis and the Imaginary of the Modern/Colonial World System
In Search of an Other Logic
Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference
I am Where I Think: The Geopolitics of Knowledge and Colonial Epistemic Differences
Post-Occidental Reason: The Crisis of Occidentalism and the Emergenc(y)e of Border Thinking
Human Understanding and Local Interests: Occidentalism and the (Latin) American Argument
Are Subaltern Studies Postmodern or Postcolonial? The Politics and Sensibilities of Geohistorical Locations
Subalternity and the Colonial Difference: Languages, Literatures, and Knowledges
"An Other Tongue": Linguistics Maps, Literary Geographies, Cultural Landscapes
Bilanguaging Love: Thinking in between Languages
Globalization/Mundializacion: Civilizing
Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges
Afterword An Other Tongue, An Other Thinking, An Other Logic
Bibliography
Index
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