Fernand Braudel

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Fernand Braudel
BirthplaceLuméville-en-Ornois, France

Braudel, Fernand


Born Aug. 24, 1902, in Lunéville, Meuse Department. French historian.

Braudel became director of the French Center for Historical Studies in 1948, professor at the Collège de France in 1949, and head of the Sixth Section (Economic and Social Sciences) at the Practical School of Higher Studies (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes) in 1956. Braudel is editor of the journal Annales: Economies, Sociétés, Civilisations, which is very influential among Western European historians. His principal works are on the social and economic history of Western Europe in the 16th through the 18th century. The development of trade and monetary circulation are described in these books in particular detail. Braudel’s works also pay a great deal of attention to the influence of the geographical environment on social processes.


La Méditerranée et le monde méditerranéen à l’époque de Philippe II, vols. 1-2, 2nd ed. Paris, 1967.
Civilisation matérielle et capitalisme: XV-XVIII siècles. Paris, 1967.
Ecrits sur l’histoire. Paris, 1969.
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The former include Chartier's inaugural lecture as professor of Ecrit et cultures dans l'Europe moderne--an exposition of meaning and authority that sets the tone for the volume as a whole--and analyses of Fernand Braudel and Paul Ricceur.
In his remarkable account The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, historian Fernand Braudel also takes sustenance from the Cervantine magnum opus to explain the socio-historic pattern of the time.
0--from his mentor, historian Fernand Braudel, who meticulously traced modern capitalism back to its developmental roots in the 15th century in an influential three-volume history, Civilization & Capitalism, 15th to 18th Centuries.
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Summary: Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily struggles and politics; the medium-term timeline of geopolitical shifts, which is measured in decades; and the long-term timeline of sociocultural transformation, or what the historian Fernand Braudel called the longue duree.
Its life is linked to the land, its poetry more than half-rural, its sailors may turn peasant with the seasons; it is the sea of vineyards and olive trees just as much as the sea of the long-oared galleys and the round-ships of merchants,' renowned French historian Fernand Braudel said in his book, "The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean world in the Age of Philip II.
En effet, si l'on quitte une approche traditionnelle, celle des annales et de l'anecdotique et on applique au cinema marocain un point de vue de l'historiographie s'inspirant des travaux de Fernand Braudel et de l'ecole de longue duree, on s'apercoit que ce cinema a accumule durant la decennie ecoulee des sequences fortes portee par des films relevant de ce que certains theoriciens appellent [beaucoup moins que] le film evenement [beaucoup plus grand que].
Ferdnand Braudel (1958/1980) describes at least three kinds of history and historical time.
Michael West, "Global Africa: The Emergence and Evolution of an Idea," Review (Fernand Braudel Center) 28, no.
Mais c'est encore un autre programme de recherche que celui qui chercherait a comprendre comment Fernand Braudel, Karl Marx, Immanuel Wallerstein ou encore Mike Davis ou Bruno Latour ont pu concevoir le monde.
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Vallet discusses the oeuvre of Fernand Braudel, whose work on the Mediterranean before the sixteenth century inspired his own linking of Rasulid trade in the longue duree of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean network.