Europe
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1. Europe as a historiographic concept

The discourse on Europe has intensified since the European Economic Community (EEC) developed into the European Union (EU) and the expansion of the EU acquired a new dynamic. At the beginning of the…

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Duchhardt, Heinz and Wrede, Martin, “Europe”, 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 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018981>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20151216



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