The darker side of Western modernity
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The darker side of Western modernity global futures, decolonial options by Walter Mignolo

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forecasting,
  • Modern Civilization,
  • Decolonization,
  • Western Civilization

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWalter D. Mignolo
SeriesLatin america otherwise: languages, empires, nations, Latin America otherwise
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB245 .M495 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 408 p. :
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25211185M
ISBN 109780822350606, 9780822350781
LC Control Number2011021956

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Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power that has been created and controlled by Western men and institutions from the Renaissance, when it was driven by Christian theology, through the late twentieth century and the dictates of Cited by:   Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power that has been created and controlled by Western men and institutions from the Renaissance, when it was driven by Christian /5. Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power that has been created and controlled by Western men and institutions from the Renaissance, when it was driven by Christian theology, through the late twentieth century and the dictates of . The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options [Walter D. Mignolo]. During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas ofAuthor: Walter D. Mignolo.

During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas of Western civilization and modernity as the endpoints of historical time and Europe as the center of the world. Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power that has been 5/5(1). The Darker Side of Western Modernity Book Description: During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas of Western civilization and modernity as the endpoints of historical time and Europe as the center of the world. Book Review. The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options. Mignolo, Walter D.. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, xxxvii + pp. PARTHA CHATTERJEE. Columbia University, and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Calcutta. For me the hidden agenda (and darker side) of modernity was coloniality. What follows is a recap of the work I have since done in collaboration with members of the collective modernity/coloniality.2 The basic thesis is the following: ‘modernity’ is a European narrative that hides its darker side, ‘coloniality’.

  “The Darker Side of Western Modernity is a significant, visionary, and hopeful text. More than just revealing the logic and strategy at work in the ‘darker side of Western modernity,’ this book makes evident and gives life to decolonial delinking and thought. Walter D. Mignolo’s eye is toward emergent processes and projects of political Brand: Duke University Press Books. An article written for the Catalog of the exhibit, Modernologies, MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona). It became the title of one of my books. And it is also an earlier expression of my interests in museums, arts and decolonial.   During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas of Western civilization and modernity as the endpoints of historical time and Europe as Author: Walter D. Mignolo. Get this from a library! The darker side of Western modernity: global futures, decolonial options. [Walter Mignolo] -- "During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas of Western civilization and modernity as the.