The impact of globalization concept on political history writing
Starting from the 1990s, there has been a growing interest on globalization concept in scholarly works. While the concept refers to arising interchange of people, products, services and information among countries, this article tackles with its affects on political history writing. Rising interactions among societies bring the need for the writing history of the common planet. Global history writing comes to the fore to respond such need. In this article characteristics of the world history perspective which is regarded as predecessor of global history are analyzed. These are Eurocentric, nation state based and modernization theory based approaches. The main question is whether mentioned characteristics would transform or perpetuate. It is argued that when it comes to global history writing; these characteristics would transform as discussed further in the manuscript. Besides that, outstanding works conducted from a global history perspective are given to stress its difference from world history perspective.