Walter D. Mignolo

The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options

(First Printing)

Main Details
Author Walter D. Mignolo
Publisher Duke University Press
First Printing
Identifying Codes
ISBN 0822350785
ISBN 13 9780822350781
Format Paperback
Page Count 458 pages
Language English
Chapters About the Series ix

Preface and Acknowledgments xi

Introduction. Coloniality: The Darker Side of Western Modernity 1

Part One

1. The Roads to the Future: Rewesternization, Dewesternization, and Decoloniality 27

Part Two

2. I Am Where I Do: Remapping the Order of Knowing 77

3. It Is "Our" Modernity: Delinking, Independent Thought, and Decolonial Freedom 118

Part Three

4. (De)Coloniality at Large: Time and the Colonial Difference 149

5. The Darker Side of Enlightenment: A Decolonial Reading of Kant's Geography 181

Part Four

6. The Zapatistas' Theoretical Revolution: Its Historical, Ethical, and Political Consequences 213

7. Cosmopolitan Localisms: Overcoming Colonial and Imperial Differences 252

Afterword. "Freedom to Choose" and the Decolonial Option: Notes toward Communal Futures 295

Notes 337

Bibliography 365

Index 389


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