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date: 25 January 2022

Eurocentrism 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder FRANK

Eurocentrism, simplistically, puts Europe at the “center of the universe.” It interprets the world through Western values but should more accurately be termed Western-centrism since it incorporates Europe as well as the cultures of North America and Australia. Although it has existed in varying degrees for centuries, it was fortified by the physical and economic power of the twentieth century, which increased its presence around the world. ...

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