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After 1500 there were many signs that a new age of world history was beginning for example the discovery of America and the first European enterprises in Asia This new age was dominated by the astonishing success of one civilization among many that of Europe There was more and more continuous interconnection between events in all countries but it is to be explained by European efforts Europeans eventually became masters of the globe and they used their mastery to make the world one That resulted in a unity of world history that can be detected until today Politics empire-building and military expansion were only a tiny part of what was going on Besides the economic integration of the globe there was a much more important process going on The spreading of assumptions and ideas The result was to be One World The age of independent civilizations has come to a close The history of the centuries since 1500 can be described as a series of wars and violent struggles Obviously men in different countries did not like another much more than their predecessors did However they were much more alike than their ancestors were which was an outcome of what we now call modernization One could also say that the world was Europeanized for modernization was a matter of ideas and techniques which have an European origin It was with the modernization of Europe that the unification of world history began A great change in Europe was the starting-point of modern history There was a continuing economic predominance of agriculture Agricultural progress increasingly took two main forms Orientation towards the market and technical innovation They were interconnected A large population in the neighborhood meant a market and therefore an incentive Even in the fifteenth century the inhabitants of so called low countries were already leaders in the techniques of intensive cultivation Better drainage opened the way to better pasture and to a larger animal population
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