The Focus Of Fernand Braudel S Great Work Is The Mediterranean World In The Second Half Of The Sixteenth Century, But Braudel Ranges Back In History To The World Of Odysseus And Forward To Our Time, Moving Out From The Mediterranean Area To The New World And Other Destinations Of Mediterranean Traders Braudel S Scope Embraces The Natural World And Material Life, Economics, Demography, Politics, And Diplomacy
Fernand Braudel was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School His scholarship focused on three main projects The Mediterranean 1923 49, then 1949 66 , Civilization and Capitalism 1955 79 , and the unfinished Identity of France 1970 85His reputation stems in part from his writings, but evenfrom his success in making the Annales School the most important engine of historical research in France and much of the world after 1950 As the dominant leader of the Annales School of historiography in the 1950s and 1960s, he exerted enormous influence on historical writing in France and other countries.Braudel has been considered one of the greatest of the modern historians who have emphasized the role of large scale socioeconomic factors in the making and writing of history He can also be considered as one of the precursors of world systems theory.
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- The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, Volume I
- Fernand Braudel
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