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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Eurocentrism

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. belief in the preeminence of Europe and the Europeans


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  • But they will have to decide if they want to take on the real problem, which would involve risking themselves to charges of 'eurocentrism', 'islamophobia', 'racism', and my personal favorite … 'fascism'.

    Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines

  • This was a controversial notion then and is even more so in our post - "9/11" world, when eurocentrism and "orientalism" have become academic bugbears.

    A Battle of Long-Running Interest

  • I agree with your point of view that even some progressive scholar in Europe are not free from eurocentrism.

    Marx and the Taipings

  • The reader might justifiably accuse me of eurocentrism in my emphasis, so far, on European developments — except for one thing: It was the Europeans — not the Chinese or Aztecs or Zulu — who forcibly imposed their culture and beliefs on people throughout the world.

    'Shall We Dance?'

  • If anything this should prove his eurocentrism and blast his racial categories altogether.

    井の中の蛙 » Jared Diamond on “The Japanese Race” » Print

  • Lord Patten's role could be to take the BBC into Europe The Observer, Sunday 27 February 2011 Chris Patten needs to bring his eurocentrism to the BBC.

    The Guardian World News

  • I'm shocked that Western would support such eurocentrism, since it is a university focused on creating global citizens in today's globalized world.

    London Free Press

  • This was a controversial notion then and is even more so in our post-"9/11" world, when eurocentrism and "orientalism" have become academic bugbears. Law Blog

  • Yet even in such a quandary some still dream of improving this model and will not recognize that the present crisis is a product of capitalism itself, on eurocentrism with its model of a State for one nationality, of cultural homogeneity, of Western positive law, and of commodification of life.


  • Thus, the universalism of Borges 'precocious postmodernism was nothing more than the very eurocentrism of the Modern Age nuanced with the exoticism proper to an empire that, much like the British empire, held closely to the old decadent nostalgia for the mysteries of a colonized India and for Arabian nights removed from the dangers of history.


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