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Preface to the English Edition
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When the Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit appeared in 2005-2012, it was very well received in the German-speaking world as both a general and a specialized source of information on all aspects of European life and culture from the late Middle Ages until the Industrial Revolution. The idea of an English-language version was mooted in dialogue between the publishing houses Metzler and Brill well before the first volume of the German edition was published.

As soon as we began looking in more detail at the translation process, it was clear that for the English-speaking world, t…

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“Preface to the English Edition”, 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 08 December 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_SIM_031617>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20160321

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