eurocentric eurocentric

Definition(s):

  • (adj) focussed on Europe and the Europeans

Usage(s):

  • Look at some eurocentric furnishing (the royals anyone?) or Donald Trump (ever see his house?) or Graceland the home of your "Almighty King" who appropriated the blues and rock and .

News

  • Feminist activist Gloria Steinem urges MCLA audience to cast aside labels

    NORTH ADAMS, Mass - The patriarchal system took one on the chin Tuesday night when Gloria Steinem spoke to a capacity crowd at MCLA. Steinem, a singular figure in the campaign for equal rights for women and for all of humanity since the late 1960s, explained to a crowd of believers that the Eurocentric patriarchal system of society is dysfunctional.
    on March 6, 2014     Source: Bennington Banner

Quotes

  1. If accepted, the claim would force an "agonising reappraisal of the Eurocentric view of history", Menzies says in his book "1434: The Year A Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed To Italy and Ignited The Renaissance".
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Gavin Menzies Source: Reuters UK

  2. "We are still inkept by a sort of Eurocentric idea of foreign policy," Negroponte, who is now in the private sector, told a forum in Washington.
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: John Negroponte Source: AFP

  3. "This is a Eurocentric decision," Garcia told reporters. "The people who have taken it see the world as if it were their country."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Alan Garcia Source: Reuters.uk

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