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eurocentrism and the eonic effect…//AP World History gets a makeover, and high school teachers rebel – POLITICO

June 12th, 2018 · No Comments

The eonic effect/model shows how a eurocentric bias arises and also how to transcend it. The model is essentially a balanced sampling of regions and times and covers a planetary whole,

albeit with its own limits as a focus on key transitions in a discontinuous pattern, The significance of ‘europe’ needs a context which stands beyond the idea of ‘civilizations’ and looks at the interaction of all regions with the eonic sequence in a set of diffusion zones: in this model a transition zone sets up a diffusion region, and in the case of ‘modernity’ we see that for the first time the diffusion zone is a global one…

Source: AP World History gets a makeover, and high school teachers rebel – POLITICO

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