The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization, 2nd Edition 2nd Edition

1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-0472089314
ISBN-10: 0472089315
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $4.21
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used
$24.50
Buy new
$31.04
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback, October 7, 2003
"Please retry"
$31.04
$31.04 $24.50
More Buying Choices
20 New from $31.04 13 Used from $24.50
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


InterDesign Brand Store Awareness Rent Textbooks
$31.04 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 15 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization, 2nd Edition + The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options (Latin America Otherwise) + Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)
Price for all three: $78.42

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 488 pages
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press; 2 edition (October 7, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0472089315
  • ISBN-13: 978-0472089314
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.3 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #690,880 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

15 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Runamuck on February 13, 2010
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Dr. Mignolo's thesis in this book is that there is another side to the Renaissance that actually stole and destroyed knowledge. He focuses on Latin America and the destruction of the knowledge production of the people there by the Spanish. He does expand out and look at knowledge produced by people in the Middle East, China and Africa as well. His use of primary sources is remarkable, citing them in full in their original language and then in an english translations. The collection of historical maps which demonstrates the knowledge of the world by the people who produced the map, is the best I have ever seen.

This book is a wonderful work that creates a new interpretation of Renaissance without de-tracking its actual accomplishments. I am amazed at the quality of this book and the amount of written knowledge and the added artistic pictures and period maps is unprecedented in any work that i have ever read. This is a must read for anyone that wants to expand their knowledge of the history of the Renaissance, Colonial powers and those who are Colonized and why. Definitely a powerful work that deserves to be read.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization, 2nd Edition
This item: The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization, 2nd Edition
Price: $31.04
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: colonization of south america in english, colonization ii