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Global History, Studies in

  • By: Dominic Sachsenmaier
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The rise of “global history” as a concept reflects growing discontent among many scholars with the dominance of nation-centered perspectives in modern historiography. Most of the literature that can be subsumed under global history does not aim at all-encompassing master narratives ...

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