Preface to the German Edition
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Encyclopedias serve purposes of review and record. In them, scholarship reflects on its founding principles, and places itself at the point of intersection between research work and life praxis – that is, at the point where scholarly in…

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“Preface to the German 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 21 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160301

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