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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 readily be re…

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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 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_029268>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200128

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