A History of Civilizations (Paperback)

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By Fernand Braudel, Richard Mayne (Translated by)
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Description


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.

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140124897
ISBN-10: 0140124896
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 1995
Pages: 640
Language: English