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Jeroen Duindam

national clichés and, in its worst form, as serving as an ‘intellectually refurbished form of eurocentrism’. 37 Anthropologists, at the forefront of the cultural turn and abhorring evolutionism, broadly rejected the goal of systematic comparison held by their predecessors. 38 Exceptional among these

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Francis SL Wang and Laura WY Young

published studies to reinforce past studies has been criticized as risking the reproduction of essentialist frameworks of Eurocentrism, post-colonial, orientalist, binary thinking. ‘Quoted … studies referring to the self are rooted in a specific context which defines the relevant research questions’; M

Faisal Chaudhry

been especially prominent in investigating property as an intellectual construct (even if in a way that has often still narrowed concern to post-war history and anthropology’s objective of escaping Eurocentrism). In emphasizing this ‘ideational’ dimension to property’s socio-historical contingency, the

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Francis SL Wang and Laura WY Young

published studies to reinforce past studies has been criticized as risking the reproduction of essentialist frameworks of Eurocentrism, post-colonial, orientalist, binary thinking. ‘Quoted … studies referring to the self are rooted in a specific context which defines the relevant research questions’; M

Modernity in “Antique Lands”

Perspectives from the Western Mediterranean

James McDougall

(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989 ): 9. 5 J. Chalcraft, “Pluralizing Capital, Challenging Eurocentrism: Towards Post-Marxist Historiography.” Radical History Review 91 (Winter 2005 ): 13-39, for a critique of the Marxian literature and an argument for a more plural approach to the history of

Kim M. Phillips

for Asian unity is thus argued strongly, although it seems overly rosy. Even the acknowledged brutality of the Mongol con- quests hardly seems to stir the surface of an enduring Oriental harmony. Additionally, in endeavouring to counter the Euro-centrism of traditional Anglophone scholarship, Gordon

Disaster Ecologies

Land, Peoples and the Colonial Modern in the Gharb, Morocco, 1911-1936

Adam Guerin

Century of Change in the Eastern Riff (London: Dawson, 1980 ). 15 J.T. Chalcraft, “Pluralizing Capital, Challenging Eurocentrism: Toward Post-Marxist Historiography.” Radical History Review 91 (Winter, 2005 ): 13-39. 16 See A. Belguendouz, “La Colonisation Agraire au Maroc et ses Méthodes de

Tim Wright

perceptions of China on the part of global economic historians, as they tried to escape the traditional orientalist Eurocentrism. Hartwell’s article was able to exercise this in fl uence because, while focussing on a speci fi c case, it nevertheless articulated with many impor- tant debates over the long

Harriet Zurndorfer

- lectuals to re-think their ‘eureocentrism’ (what we now call Eurocentrism). Following the premises of the historian of Chinese science Joseph Need- ham, he wrote that the study of Asia should be ‘disorientalized’, and that similar concepts and methods Needham had utilized should guide the study of all

Avi Rubin

social arrangements. Varga follows Weber’s Eurocentrism when attributing the successful transformation of the Code civil to into a universal symbol of bourgeois transition and of European superiority. Nevertheless, when compared to Weber, Varga offers a more context dependent explanation for the