The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II: Volume I

Fernand Braudel (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$57.54
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
July 16, 1996
Pages
642
Dimensions
5.66 X 1.43 X 9.0 inches | 1.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520203082
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About the Author

Fernand Braudel (1902-1985) was a member of the editorial board of Annales and of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, and chief adminsitrator of the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. His three-volume work, Civilization and Capitalism, is available from California.

Reviews

"Because Braudel's Mediterranean can be read on several levels simultaneously, it has an importance and a range that extend far beyond any one historical category."--J. H. Elliott, "New York Review of Books