Table of contents for The idea of Latin America / Walter D. Mignolo.

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Contents
Acknowledgements
Preface: Uncoupling the Name and the Reference
1 The Americas, Christian Expansion, and the Modern/Colonial Foundation of Racism 
2 "Latin" America and the First Reordering of the Modern/Colonial World 
3 After "Latin" America: The Colonial Wound and the Geo/Bio-Political Shift of Knowledge 
Postface: After "America"
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Latin America -- Name.
Latin America -- History -- Philosophy.
Latin America -- Civilization -- European influences.
Latin America -- Race relations.
Latin America -- Colonization.