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Local Histories/Global Designs:
Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking
Walter D. Mignolo
With a new preface by the author

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction On Gnosis and the Imaginary of the Modern/Colonial World System
PART ONE: IN SEARCH OF AN OTHER LOGIC
Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference
PART TWO: 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
PART THREE: 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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