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“Outside is whatever is not inside” [2. 23]. The boundary between out and in, between in-group and out-group, is a constructed one, sometimes geographical, but usually symbolic, ideological, and fictional. Exclusion is not a static condition, but a process leading to the removal of an individual or a collective from a defined geographical, economic, legal, o…

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Hering Torres, Max Sebastián, “Exclusion”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_017220>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180126

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