Chinese world
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1. China’s standing at the dawn of the early modern period

1.1. China and Europe at the dawn of the early modern period

China was the starting point of the early modern period. On the surface, this assertion reflects those three Chinese technological accomplishments that became essential…

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Mittag, Achim, “Chinese world”, 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 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018030>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907



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