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The Department’s faculty work here, throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. This last sought to explain how the world came to be unified by western imperialism by postulating a racial hierarchy in which ‘our’ cultural superiority (having developed a machine technology based on scientific reason) was attributed to biological difference. These two ways of thinking are obviously very different. Under the rubric �A Propos�, it offers a space for debates and the exchange of ideas.

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Publisher: Duke University Press Books; 1st edition (January 11, 2002)

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