Braudel Revisited

Author: Teofilo F. Ruiz,Gabriel Piterberg,Geoffrey Symcox

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442641339

Category: History

Page: 281

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Fernand Braudel (1912-1985), was a leading French historian and author of, among other books, the groundbreaking The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (1949). One of the founders of the Annales School in France, Braudel insisted on treating the Mediterranean region as a whole, irrespective of religious and national divides. Braudel's new historiography rejected political history as the dominant discipline and espoused a 'total history' or a 'history from below' that would tell the story of the vast majority of humanity hitherto excluded from the grand narrative. At the time of the book's appearance, this premise was revolutionary. The contributors to Braudel Revisited assess the impact of Braudel's work on today's academic world, in light of subsequent methodological shifts. Engaging with Braudel's texts as well as with his ideas, the essays in this volume speak to the enduring legacy of his work on the ongoing exploration of early modern history.

Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century, Vol. I

The Structure of Everyday Life

Author: Fernand Braudel

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520081147

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

View: 3504

This social and economic history of Europe from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution organizes a multitude of details to paint a rich picture of everyday life.

Trade and Cultural Exchange in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Braudel's Maritime Legacy

Author: Maria Fusaro,Mohamed-Salah Omri,Colin Heywood

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 0857718177

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 7602

It is 60 years since the publication in 1949 of the original French version of Fernand Braudel’s ‘The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II’ revolutionised the study of Mediterranean history. The maritime history of the Mediterranean from the 16th to the 18th centuries has been - as one might expect - largely, though not entirely, the preserve of historians from the lands bordering the sea. Much of their work has not been readily accessible to English-speaking audiences. Now, 60 years ‘after Braudel’, the present volume brings together work by specialists from Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Malta and Algeria, as well as from the United States and the United Kingdom. _x000D_ Topics covered in the book include new perspectives on the mercantile ‘Northern Invasion’ of the Mediterranean by English ships in the early 17th century; Britain and North Africa in the late Stuart period; the import trade in thoroughbred horses from the Arab world; the naval history of the north African ‘regencies’; the various faces of piracy, warfare and maritime slavery in the Mediterranean; plague as a determinant of maritime trade; the rise of Greek commercial shipping in both the eastern and western halves of the sea; and the the central role of Malta in the Mediterranean._x000D_ The emphasis of the book, therefore, is on the sea itself, the ships which travelled it, and the men who sailed them. The new perspectives here offered are both multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary, and reflect the state of the art in current research, much of which has not been previously available in English. The book aims to open up the subject to English-speaking readers, in particular to those interested in maritime history; the history of the early modern world; and the historiographical legacy of Fernand Braudel.

Modell Italien

1450 - 1650

Author: N.A

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608930511

Category: Arts, Renaissance

Page: 245

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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 6914

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Die kürzeste Geschichte Deutschlands

Author: James Hawes

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843717389

Category: History

Page: 336

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Auf 250 Seiten einmal durch 2000 Jahre deutscher Geschichte: Überzeugend und souverän führt James Hawes von den alten Römern bis in die Gegenwart. Eine große Tour durch die Jahrhunderte, die in einer leidenschaftlichen Hommage an die Bundesrepublik endet. Der Sieg gegen die Römer im Teutoburger Wald, die barbarische Grausamkeit des Dreißigjährigen Kriegs, der Aufstieg des militaristischen Preußens im 18. Jahrhundert — wie Blitzlichter scheinen diese historischen Ereignisse in James Hawes’ fulminantem Parforceritt durch die deutsche Geschichte auf. Die alles beherrschende Frage, die sich wie ein roter Faden durch die Seiten zieht: Gehört das Herzstück Europas zum Westen oder zum Osten? Für Hawes ist klar, dass dieses Land zum Westen zählt. Die Bundesrepublik, so wie wir sie kennen, sieht er in der Tradition des wahren, historischen Deutschlands, dem Staatshörigkeit, puritanischer Eifer und narben gesichtiger Militarismus stets fremd waren. Hawes ist sich sicher: Deutschland ist heute »Europas größte Hoffnung«.

Dumm wie Brot

Wie Weizen schleichend Ihr Gehirn zerstört

Author: Dr. David Perlmutter,Kristin Loberg

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641125294

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 3931

Achtung Weizen - gefährliches Hirnfutter! Weizen, das „Killerkorn“: Der Neurologe Dr. David Perlmutter belegt mit neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen, dass Weizen unsere Gesundheit, speziell unsere Denkleistung und unser Gedächtnis, massiv angreift. Das genetisch veränderte Getreide des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts zerstört schleichend unser Gehirn. Eine Folge können chronische Kopfschmerzen, massive Schlafstörungen, Demenz oder sogar Alzheimer sein. Dr. Perlmutter zeigt dem Leser Alternativen mit kohlenhydratarmer und fettreicher Ernährung auf. Für ein gesundes Leben mit einem leistungsstarken Denkorgan bis ins hohe Alter hinein.

The Mediterranean in the Ancient World

Author: Fernand Braudel

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014193722X

Category: History

Page: 432

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This general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. Extensive notes allow the reader to appreciate thestate of scholarship at the time of writing, the scale and breadth of Braudel's learning and the points where orthodoxy has changed, sometimes vindicating Braudel, sometimes proving him wrong. Above all the book offers us the chance to situate Braudel's mediterranean, born of a lifetime's love and knowledge, more clearly in the climates of the sea's history.

A History of Civilizations

Author: Fernand Braudel

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780140124897

Category: History

Page: 600

View: 9306

The French historian takes an anti-ethnocentric look at the broad, continuing sweep of the history of civilization since the eighth century. By the author of The Structures of Everyday Life.

Mittelmeerbilder

Author: Theobald Fischer

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3864444837

Category:

Page: 436

View: 6074

Fischer beschreibt in diesem Buch Abhandlungen zur Kunde der Mittelmeerl nder. Nachdruck des Originals von 1908.

The Rise of Commercial Empires

England and the Netherlands in the Age of Mercantilism, 1650-1770

Author: David Ormrod

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521819268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 6091

A work of major importance for the economic history of both Europe and North America.

Charles V and the Castilian Assembly of the Clergy

Negotiations for the Ecclesiastical Subsidy

Author: Sean T. Perrone

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004171169

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 3957

The Castilian Assembly of the Clergy has been overlooked in the scholarship on church-state relations and representative institutions in the early modern period. This oversight has distorted our understanding of political practice, royal finance, and church-state relations in sixteenth-century Castile. By examining the negotiations for subsidies between the crown and the Assembly, this book illuminates the dynamics between church and state and the limits of royal control over the church, and it challenges long-held conventions about the monolithic structure of the Spanish church and its subservience to the crown. The negotiations for subsidies also demonstrate the importance of consensus in the political process and how the Assembly sustained itself and its privileges for centuries through collaboration with the crown.

The Broken Fountain

Author: Thomas Belmonte

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231501080

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

View: 726

As Ida Susser writes in reference to Belmonte's Broken Fountain, "good ethnographies have long lives." This classic of urban anthropology, one of the most acclaimed ethnographies of recent years, offers vivid, literary descriptions of Fontana del Re, an impoverished Neapolitan neighborhood. Belmonte documents the struggles of Neapolitans surrounded by crumbling buildings and economic insecurity. He details family dynamics as well as the working of Naples's informal economy, the day-to-day struggle for economic subsistence, and the intermittent begging and thieving of the young. Taking us from the bustling, vibrant, and gritty streets and alleyways of Naples to the kitchen tables of poor Neapolitan homes, Belmonte resists simplistic depictions of the poor. Instead, he presents subtle, compelling portraits and analyses that capture the emotional, social, and economic lives of his subjects. In addition to the continuing relevance of his insights into the effects of poverty, Belmonte's willingness to reflect on his own reactions and emotions while in the field has influenced a generation of scholars. In The Broken Fountain, he poignantly describes the experience of living alone in a strange urban environment and his interactions with the residents of Fontana del Re. This edition includes a foreword by Ida Susser and an afterword by Pellegrino D'Acierno and Stanislao G. Pugliese.

How Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions?

Author: Neil

Publisher: Haymarket Books

ISBN: 160846265X

Category: Political Science

Page: 840

View: 7021

A historical defense of the concept of bourgeois revolution, from the sixteenth century to the twentieth.

On History

Author: Fernand Braudel

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226071510

Category: History

Page: 236

View: 1881

An eminent French historian analyzes the study of history and the nature of time

The Tibetan History Reader

Author: Gray Tuttle,Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231513542

Category: History

Page: 752

View: 9664

Covering the social, cultural, and political development of Tibet from the seventh century to the modern period, this resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan studies, along with several new contributions. Beginning with Tibet's emergence as a regional power and concluding with its profound contemporary transformations, the collection is both a general and specific history, connecting the actions of individuals, communities, and institutions to broader historical trends shaping Asia and the world. With contributions from American, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan scholars, the anthology reflects the international character of Tibetan studies and its multiple, interdisciplinary perspectives. By far the most concise scholarly anthology on Tibetan civilization in any Western language, this reader draws a clear portrait of Tibet's history, its relation to its neighbors, and its role in world affairs.

Judaeo Arabic Studies

Author: Golb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134399863

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 274

View: 1533

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.