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Defining World History vs. Global History

The distinction between World History and Global History is based on the belief held by some advocates of Global History that a macro-change occurred in human experience with the Industrial Revolution and all of the subsequent technological changes since. My own view is that the Industrial Revolution has accelerated the cross-regional and transnational dynamics that have been influencing human history for the past two thousand years at least.