[Marxism] The limits of ethnocentric criticism in history: places, sites, and discoveries
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.
And thanks for deepening my understanding of the matter.
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