Regional history

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Regional history is the name for historical studies under aspects of regionality . It differs distinctly from the country's history in that, beyond the area of ​​state or other administrative demarcations, geographical areas are taken into the focus of historical questions.

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  • Anke John: Local and Regional History. Wochenschau-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2018; Review .
  • Vanessa Jasmin Lemke: Conference report Regionality as a historical category. Processes, discourses, identities in Central Europe from the 16th to 19th centuries Century. Warsaw, November 7th to 9th, 2016.
  • Philipp Ther , Holm Sundhaussen: Regional movements and regionalisms in European spaces since the middle of the 19th century. Herder Institute, Marburg 2003, pp. 19–42.