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History Dictionary


A term that can be used to define a moment in world history or a worldview related to ideals of progress and development, important values ​​for the construction of industrial society. It presupposes, above all, the existence of the new, to the detriment of what is considered old or old. It thus brings the idea of ​​overcoming, of constant improvement. The importance of this ideology can be seen in the most different events of recent history. In Brazil, for example, urban reforms were placed as a way for Brazilian society to enter modernity, abandoning the traces of the era of slavery. This even meant overcoming the most ingrained popular habits, resulting in the discrimination of various behaviors.

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