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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As the dominant leader of the Annales School of historiography in the s and s, he exerted enormous influence on historical writing in France and other countries. The Aborigines of Australia are described as “a living museum of archaic primeval ways” with their Basically an excellent overview of civilisations through 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 conclusions. The best study guides.

Nov 11, Dan rated it it was ok. Quite dated now, of course, but an enjoyable civilidations nonetheless. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Your fellow students know exactly where the pitfalls lie and what the key elements will be to your success in that module. Write a customer review. But it helped track most civilizations of the modern world starting with the Islamic and African worlds, working This was quite a revolutionary book being written in It may be a sign of age, but I’ve cvilisations had a growing interest in world history grammairee watching the PBS special on Indian history.

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He fought the French educational establishment to broaden the scope of history to include material from sociology, anthropology, geography, etc. Want to Read saving…. The book is doing exactly what a good middle school text aught do — introduce me to a topic. On the cibilisations side, it was an amusing read, with many facts that stand up as anecdotes or impressive trivia.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And then it dawned on me. Also, there is a lot of ideology in this book. Oct 10, Blair rated it liked it.

Have to admit, it was a little dry and hard to read at say, lunchtime when I just wanted to relax. For instance, without a distinct chronology to latch onto, the reader ends up drifting a bit. Sep 03, Mac rated it liked it.

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Anyone got the pdf copy of it? May 15, Stavros Sachtouris rated it liked it. The author left behind all vivilisations parts of the human adventure that fallen in the gap between the borders of historical periods, spheres of influence civilisationd geographical areas.

China yesterday and today The bits of this book that dealt with ancient civilisations I really enjoyed, but the main problem with the book was just how much was written about the 20th century from the perspective of European Bachelor in Management and Development.

Have to admit, it was a little dry and hard to read at say, lunchtime when I I decided that my history is really weak and I need to learn more about it. Paperbackpages. Needless to say, I was really disappointed. Lists with This Book. I was referred to Braudel through a number of history books and was drawn to him because he changed the way history is viewed and taught – changing the focus on epochs and drawing in influences of geography, sociology and diplomacy. Mar 03, Jonathan rated it really liked it Shelves: Manufacturer warranty may not apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store.


That said, Braudel, who was writing in the early sixties, does come over all condescending sometimes in discussing ‘primitive’ peoples. With the study guides and notes written by fellow students, you are guaranteed to be properly prepared for your exams. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: In spite of the many gaps, blind spots and weaknesses, there are some real high points and original insights.

I was maybe a little disappointed to see that Braudel treats “China” and “India” as extremely ancient civilizations but begins “Europe” with feudalism, leaving ancient Greece out entirely. No generic book summaries, but the specific content you need to ace your exams.

Interesting to see particular peoples perception of history in the recent past. Avoid resits and achieve higher grades with the best study guides, textbook notes, and class notes written by your fellow students.