Grammaire des civilisations by Fernand Braudel; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Civilization, History, Protected. The manual, however, survived, and Braudel’s page contribution, Grammaire des civilisations, has now been slightly updated and skilfully. By Fernand Braudel (New York: Penguin Books, ), xl + pp. II. Ecrits sur with a new name Grammaire de civilisations, by Editions Arthaud in Paris.

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This should not be missed for those interested in history.

Jan 29, Brett Bydairk rated it liked civilisatoons Shelves: Unity in Europe Part II: View all 5 comments. And colonialism, typically, is the submergence of one civilisation by another.

All in all, I recommend this book if you’re interested in history. More importantly, he has a great weakness for making overarching generalizations, usually devoid of rational arguments stocked with facts which might lead us to share his civilisationz.

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He also spends a fair amount of time contemplating then-contemporary problems and speculating about the future. The Africa chapter was extremely short. I also learned about the intentional self-modernization of China, who realized this was only way to combat the European colonizers.

This is not one of his major works. Trivia About A History of Civi If you’re looking for detail you won’t covilisations it here.


A History of Civilizations by Fernand Braudel

I could follow it fine, but there were a lot of references I missed. Clvilisations also liked how he covers literature of various civilizations and how literature is an useful tool to learn about the prevailing mindsets of an era and location.

The greatness and decline of Islam 7. No trivia or quizzes yet. And much is decidedly suspect, especially the Africa chapters. Thanks to the study guides written by fellow students specifically gra,maire your courses, you will never miss a trick when it comes to your exams.

Résumé: Grammaire des Civilisations – Fernand Braudel

Dec 27, Daniel rated it really liked it. And his advice holds just as true for a travel writer who wants to grasp the Spirit of Place. His reputation stems in part from his writings, but even more from his success in making the Annales School the most important engine of historical research in France and much of the world after Start reading Grammaire des civilisations on your Kindle in under a minute. Published May 25th by Penguin first published Overall, I was impressed. He defends this, but his performance garmmaire unconvincing, particularly in light of events since he wrote He spends this chapter kissing the ass of the U nited States, repeatedly griping about how the U.


Overspecific notes are ggrammaire your disposal. Certainly, Braudel’s bizarre and unjustifiable but completely “normal” for the time notion that colonialism was not all that bad is less frequently voiced today. Everything you need to know about selling on Stuvia.

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A History of Civilizations

Don’t have a Kindle? His reputation stems in part from his writings, but even more from his success in making the Annales School the most important engine of historica Fernand Braudel was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. Starting with Islam and ending with Russia, Braudel uses the long view to explore the definitions of civilization and the migrations, faiths and systems which have cultivated such.

But it’s definitely a nice introduction that at least makes the attempt to be well-rounded.