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Periodization, global
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1. Issue and problems

Any attempt at periodization on the scale of global history will face a number of dilemmas. In the context of global interaction, there is the problem of when European expansionism really began fundamentally to affect and …

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Bley, Helmut, “Periodization, global”, 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 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_025388>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200721

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