Anglocentric


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An·glo·cen·tric

 (ăng′glō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Centered or focused on England or the English, especially in relation to historical or cultural influence: "[His] view of American culture from its very origins is almost truculently Anglocentric" (Jack Miles).

An′glo·cen′trism n.
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Somehow, for reasons I've never seen successfully explained, England's enthusiasm for the Second World War (or an Anglocentric version of it) has grown as the event itself has receded, perpetuating old notions of difference and moral superiority.
However, by creating a rift between Emirati law and an Anglocentric judicial system that can take precedence over local law, the free zones are increasingly becoming closed-off enclaves, highlighting the growing divisions within Emirati society.
Advocating the use of a broader archive of texts that record the variety and significance of women's travel--and here echoing Korda's emphasis on the counter-archive--Andrea reads English travel writing for acts of resistance that "unsettled the anglocentric discourse of empire" (148).
Ayres, who also executive-produced the ABC's Maximum Choppage (starring Lawrence Leung), tells website Joy House Productions that the Anglocentric network status quo would be difficult to shift:
Furthermore, this underexplored tradition disrupts extant critical models of the Romantic national novel that cast Celtic Romantic literature as somehow complied in or readily appropriated by an Anglocentric British nationalist and imperialist cultural initiative.
A desk contains texts on the Nazis in Lithuania and chairs for serious readers to settle in, and British newspapers of the time present an anglocentric view of the progress of the war.
But what could be foreseen was the return of Twickenham to its most proudly Anglocentric self.
As I mentioned in last month's column, Alexandra, now 46, was born in England in 1969 and brought to Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) when she was 3 years old by her Anglocentric parents who also farmed in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) and Malawi.
As Emily Berquist has noted (2010:183), the historiography on Spanish anti-slavery and abolitionism has been dominated by Anglocentric paradigms and has largely focused on Cuba, limiting the scope to the nineteenth century.
By providing a corrective to narratives that ignored the Welsh presence, this work continues to use New British History as a way to rescue forgotten historical actors from the dominance of Anglocentric history.
The title of the present book, which appropriates the old Anglocentric moniker of "French and Indian War," is itself symptomatic of a work that is sadly rooted in outdated scholarship.