INDEX
Note: Italicized numbers indicate a figure; n indicates an endnote
abnormal and normal. See lack
Adam and Eve, 14, 15, 36
altruistic behavior, 25, 27, 33–34, 38, 45,
62, 68
ancient Greek influences, 15, 108, 109, 119,
122n6
ancient Roman influences, 21, 31, 109, 183,
237
antiapartheid struggles, 11, 23, 40–42,
52, 60
anticolonialism: Scott on, 189; struggles
in non–Western areas, 77–78n33,
85n111; struggles in support of, 11, 20,
22–23, 39–42, 51, 151, 158; struggles of
the 1950s and 1960s, 60, 137, 144, 174,
191, 211, 243–44; Wynter’s, 2–3, 39. See
also colonialism; decolonialism
antiracism, 150, 151, 175
apartheid: in the American South, 47, 48,
50, 135; anti- apartheid struggles, 11, 23,
40–42, 51–52, 60
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 194–96
Asians, 99, 165, 173, 175, 176, 235
astronomy: as an ethnocultural product,
121; new of Copernicus, 14–15, 16, 62,
129, 143; Ptolemaic, 15
autocentered society: concept of the
normal human in a, 59, 76n23; French
society as an, 54–56; Pygmy society as
an, 54–56
autochthonous discourses, 172–78
auto- instituting processes: of man as a
hybrid being, 17, 25, 31, 69, 99–100;
societal, 33, 35, 37, 42, 83n92, 238, 242;
transmission of opinions and knowl-
edge via, 125, 127, 136, 158, 229, 236,
240–41; Wynter on, 25, 30–31, 238,
240, 244, 247–48n60
autopoietic social systems, 28–29, 30,
32–33, 38, 43, 68, 108
auto- speciation, 25, 28, 38, 45, 63, 69, 70–71
Axis: Bold as Love, 158, 163n44
Aztecs, 122n6, 169, 170
Barton, Roland, 226–28, 229, 245
Bateson, Gregory, 12, 29, 32, 57, 75n11,
246n43
behavior: adaptive, 237, 239–40, 241; eco-
nomics as a motivator of human, 17,
24, 26, 42, 238; and human conscious-
ness, 88n147, 156–57, 160–61, 242–43;
influence of kin and community on,
72, 83n92, 127, 131–36, 140–41n26;
influence of societal concepts of “nor-
mal” on individual, 50, 236, 243–44;
the influence of Western values on
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