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Global History and New Polycentric Approaches

Publication year: 2018

ISBN: 978-981-10-4053-5

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This book It examines how the discipline had evolved in various historiographies, from Anglo Saxon to southern European, and its emergence in Asia with the rapid development of the Chinese economy motivation to legitimate the current uniqueness of the history and economy of the nation. It contributes to the revitalization of the field of global history in Chinese historiography, which have been dominated by national narratives and promotes a debate to open new venues in which important features such as scholarly mobility, diversity and internationalization are firmly rooted, putting aside national specificities.

Subject: Open Access, Conceptualization of Global History, Chinese Historiography, Europe and the industrial revolution, Globalization and the Asian Century, Japanese historiography, Global history in Chinese historiography, Colonialism, Enlightenment and Post-modernism, Cross Cultural Methodologies, Theorizing and writing history, Models of economic growth