The Politics of Knowledge: Or, How to Stop Being Eurocentric

Seth, Sanjay. 2014. The Politics of Knowledge: Or, How to Stop Being Eurocentric. History Compass, 12(4), pp. 311-320. ISSN 1478-0542 [Article]

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In the last 20 years or so, a significant and growing body of work has sought to unveil, challenge and displace the ‘Eurocentric’ biases of the human sciences. The arguments advanced in these works vary,
and the aim of this essay is both to survey this literature and to point out the differences between different ‘kinds’ or ‘types’ of ‘anti-Eurocentrism

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Politics > Centre for Postcolonial Studies


2 April 2014Published
28 December 2013Accepted

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