Mas_allà_del_Eurocentrico

 

(…) The failure of Anglo-American Antarctic exploration history to be read as a territorial extension of South America or of the southern hemisphere more generally demonstrates imperialism’s ability to reconstruct space and time by connecting distant places and fragmenting formerly coherent territories, while it also points up the failure of imperialism to structure knowledge of the last continent into other than a Eurocentric map”

Antarctica as a cultural critique – The Gendered Politics of Scientific Exploration and Climate Change”, Elena Glasberg, 2012 

 

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