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INTRODUCTION: COLONIALITY OF POWER AND DE-COLONIAL THINKING Walter D. Mignolo

This book the reader has in her/his hands is the outcome of one of the workshops of the project modernity/coloniality/decoloniality, held at DukeUNC in May of 2004, and organized by the volume editors. The workshop stressed the shift that the project was taking, by moving from the analytic of modernity/coloniality to the emphasis places in de-coloniality, as Aníbal Quijano mapped in the opening article.