Subjectivism and ethnocentric history

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Bernal: a South African perspective
By Isak Cornelius, University of Stellenbosch, 7 February 1995. In the New South Africa, everyone is trying his best to move away from euro-centrism (which was the base of the whole Apartheid ideology). Perhaps Bernal can help, keeping in mind that the political purpose of Black Athena is to lessen European cultural arrogance. The historical curriculum is presently been re-written and the role of Black South Africans is included.
A Dialogue on Eurocentrism
From World-L, March 1995. Ways in which the term Eurocentric are problematic and ways it is not.
Marx and Africa
By Peter Limb, 27 June 1995. Briefly discusses issue of whether Marx and Engels were Eurocentric or ethnocentric, and how that may have influenced African labor history.
Marxism And Eurocentric Diffusionism
By J. M. Blaut, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999. A chapter from The Political Economy of Imperialism: Critical Appraisals, ed. Ronald Chilcote (Boston, 1999). Every European thinker of Marx's time accepted the Eurocentric-diffusionist model of the world's history and geography.
The Da Vinci Code, novel and film, and ‘countercultural’ myth
By David Walsh, World Socialist Web Site, 25 May 2006. Critical to the novel's outlook is its flippancy about the truth or non-truth of its conjectures. Here Dan Brown turns ‘post-modernist’ with a vengeance. It is fable represented as history.
In defense of subjectivity
By Haines Brown, 3 December 2006. As heirs of the Enlightenment, we have a strong commitment to objectivity. A failure to achieve this goal is labelled subjectivism. Unfortunately because subjectivity is not distinguished from subjectivism, it falls suspect as well.