A History of Civilizations

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Penguin Publishing Group, 1995 M04 1 - 640 páginas
Written from a consciously anti-enthnocentric approach, this fascinating work is a survey of the civilizations of the modern world in terms of the broad sweep and continuities of history, rather than the "event-based" technique of most other texts.

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This is a translation from the French of a pre-2nd Millennium History that develops wide-ranging themes & encompasses every important aspect of the rise of Humans in what is now regarded as a very ... Leer comentario completo

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The conqured always submit to the stronger; but their submission is merely provisional when civilisations clash. Jaw dropping analysis and synthesis. Braudel took the heavy lifting of his notable ... Leer comentario completo

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Fernand Braudel was France's foremost post-war historian. He is best known for The Mediterranean in the Age of Philip II, Civilization and Capitalism and The Identity of France. Richard Mayne is a renowned translator of French. His other translations include Monet's Memoirs.

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