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Non-simultaneity
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1. Concept and theory

The term non-simultaneity and the formula of the “simultaneity of the non-simultaneous” are based on a historical assumption that is also of key importance to the analysis of European history from the late 18th century on [19]; [23]; [18]. Non-simultaneity describes the fact that structures and processes taking place at the same time may depend on quite different strata of experience and may reveal historical sediments that cannot readil…

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Leonhard, Jörn, “Non-simultaneity”, 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 30 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_029268>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200128



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