ethnocentrism

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Related to Cultural chauvinism: cosmopolitanism, chauvinist, belligerent, patriotism, ethnocentrically, Ethnocentrist
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belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group

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That the settlers retained indigenous names of some places although corrupted (which could also be attributed to the white man's inability to pronounce African names), hence, a true reflection of cultural chauvinism.
Others have suggested that public interest in guoxue and Confucius is turning into a dangerous public obsession that will lead to cultural chauvinism.
And that, far more than cultural chauvinism, is where the worry lies.
Based on true events, The Indolent Boys explores the cultural chauvinism that empowered Indian schools and their zeal to "civilize" American Indians, so clearly expressed by the motto of Richard Henry Pratt, the founder of the movement: "Kill the Indian and save the man.
The author is optimistic that cultural awareness can overcome cultural chauvinism in this globalized age.
Pitts begins her story with the overlapping critiques by Smith and Burke of Britain's imperial vision and the cultural chauvinism that nurtured it.
Racial ideologies and cultural chauvinism amplified the class and gender segregation that underlay middle-class English people's desire to live on urban fringes in India.
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