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Standardization as a basic tendency pervaded almost all areas of early modern economics, society, and culture; in its course, we can identify clear focal points and contingencies, dislocations and non-simultaneities (Non-simultaneity). The standardization of the world of things, the material, infrastructural, and informational foundations of society and human behav…

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Zimmermann, Clemens and Reith, Reinhold, “Standardization”, 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 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_028159>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180208

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