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

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University of California Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 1375 pages
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.
 

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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

I've given this one star rating not because of content, but because of the writing style. I simply got tired of wading through the verbiage. Now, I have taken into account the fact that the book is a ... Read full review

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The period the title'd suggest covers more or less half, maybe three quarters, of a century, but Braudel is known for what was dubbed the 'longue dure' philosophy of history. What that means in ... Read full review

Contents

I
657
II
661
III
704
IV
757
V
836
VI
892
VII
901
VIII
904
IX
967
X
1027
XI
1088
XII
1143
XIII
1186
XIV
1238
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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.

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