Can we speak of an 'early modern' world?

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Can we speak of an 'early modern' world?

Type: Article / Letter to editor
Title: Can we speak of an 'early modern' world?
Author: Burke, P.
Source: IIAS Newsletter, 43, 10 (2007)
Publisher: IIAS, Leiden
Issue Date: 2007
Keywords: History
Modernity
Abstract: To speak of an 'early modern' world raises three awkward problems: the problem of early modernity, the problem of comparison and the problem of globalisation. In what follows, a discussion of these problems will be combined with a case study of the rise of humanism.
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/12785
 

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