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"To read Braudel on material life is to experience the past anew." -- Paul Robinson, New York Times Book Review
The book is erudite and stimulating. It centers on Europe but does have a global scope. Some of the language is a bit antiquated--the author uses words such as... Read morePublished 17 months ago by C. Tan
I wish I had time to read this! I've been dreaming about reading this book for years, need to go on a vacation to a library soonPublished 22 months ago by Pants
Civilization and Capitalism Vol.1 : Sets the foundations of the Fernand Braudel three stage model:
First Stage-V.1 :The material civilization of every day life. Read more
I've had this book on my shelf for at least 15 years and by the enthusiastic reviews I finally decided to read it, hoping it wouldn't be too complex for a layman such as myself. Read morePublished on April 10, 2013 by Marvin A. Rose
Braudel's books are more interesting and enjoyable by far than the dull political, military, and social histories. Read morePublished on December 21, 2008 by William M. Doolittle Jr.
This, the first volume of Braudel's massive work on the construction of capitalism in the 15th to 18th century, sets the stage for all that is to come. Read morePublished on February 5, 2008 by S. T. Sullivan
As the title says, this is a history of the 15th to 18th centuries with regard to the structures of day to day life. Read morePublished on June 11, 2004 by Gail Moore
This scholarly historian is best remembered for his overpowering works on the market economy and civiliation in genera. Read morePublished on March 31, 2003 by Avid Reader