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Mediterranean In The Ancient World Fernand Braudel

Mediterranean In The Ancient World

Fernand Braudel

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ISBN : 9780140283556
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432 pages
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This general readers history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historians gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. Extensive notes allow the reader to appreciateMoreThis general readers history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historians 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 Braudels 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 Braudels mediterranean, born of a lifetimes love and knowledge, more clearly in the climates of the seas history.