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date: 16 October 2019

Afro-Eurasia 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Ross E. DunnRoss E. DUNN

Treating the three very distinct areas of Africa, Asia, and Europe as a single entity—Afro-Eurasia—can foster a greater understanding of themes and events that overlap and cross those conventionally defined borders. As a term Afro-Eurasia is a useful geographical category; it should not replace Europe, Africa, and Asia as named areas on the world map, but rather be used as a tool in the historian’s methodological kit. ...

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