Early Modern India and World History

  title={Early Modern India and World History},
  author={John F. Richards},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={197 - 209}
The early modern period in world history, roughly 1500-1800, was marked by several worldwide processes of change unprecedented in their scope and intensity. The term early modern—which is not Eurocentric—should be applied to this period in South Asian history. The society of the Indian subcontinent shared directly in the massive processes of change that influenced societies throughout the world. 
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