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The Exhaustion of Enclosures

Ron Robin

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2002 | ISBN: 9780520230576
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520936034 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0016
The Exhaustion of Enclosures

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This chapter aims to define the practical and theoretical significance of the internationalization movement within the American historical guild. The discussions are written from the perspective of a wary beneficiary of this new openness. The chapter also provides a critique based on generalizations that flatten both the varieties and range of philosophies which are found in the current debate. These generalizations are supported by the literature in leading journals.

Keywords: internationalization movement; historical guild; generalizations; philosophies; current debate

Chapter.  5538 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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