Eurocentric

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Eurocentric

chiefly concerned with or concentrating on Europe and European culture
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is essentially Europocentric" (23) or more generally favors the developed world.
In fact, the paradox of language as it appears in Paulhan's narrative emerges to a large extent only as an eerie echo of colonialism--it is precisely when attempting to understand the culture it tries to "civilize" that the Europocentric language falters, thereby revealing its paradoxical nature.
Much effort is spent on proving that the Europeans, in this case the Portuguese, were race-conscious, ethno--or Europocentric, and christocentric.