[Marxism] The limits of ethnocentric criticism in history: places, sites, and discoveries

Lüko Willms lueko.willms at t-online.de
Sun Jan 15 15:24:51 MST 2006

On Sun, 15 Jan 2006 17:34:13 -0300, Nestor Gorojovsky wrote:

> So that, and this does not mean to diminish the local populations, 
> what the Chinese-or-European did was not only to "discover" the Great 
> Capes (Good Hope, Horn, etc.) but indeed to _create them as Great 
> Capes_ in creating the network of sea routes that made those capes 
> "Great".  Put this way, this is not ethnocentric, but simply to 
> recognize that some feats are made by specific people.

   Complete agreement. 
   And thanks for deepening my understanding of the matter. 

Lüko Willms
Frankfurt, Germany
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