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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My main problem with the book was that he had I would like to say I do admire Braudel’s intellectual acumen, I really did enjoy the broad scope of the book and all of the civilizations that it covered. After that, my studies moved increasingly to math and science. The book is doing exactly what a good middle school text aught do — introduce me to a topic.

Books by Fernand Grammaure. 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. So I was intrigued when I saw A history of Civilizations at a used book store. Such infelicities aside I can still recommend this book to those interested in the big-picture view of human history.

Grammaire des civilisations

Thanks to the study guides written by fellow students specifically for your courses, you will never miss a trick when it comes to your exams. 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. Write a customer review. He does make some predictions grmamaire in retrospect seem silly, but This book is an overview of the history of the currently existing civilizations in when it was written I.


Paperbackpages. And colonialism, typically, is the submergence of one civilisation by another. This is a much more recent edition and seems to have more pages so perhaps that has been corrected, but as it stands this is not a book I would readily recommend to someone.

The Mediterranean —49, then —66Civilization and Capitalism —79and the unfinished Identity of France — Thanks for telling us about the problem. The obvious fact that this book, being first published inis extremely outdated. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. English Choose a language for shopping.

All in all, I recommend this book if you’re interested in history. The chapters about Africa and Latin America were markedly different. In fact, his insights — along with Ronan and Needham’s The Shorter Science and Civilization in China made up my entire exposure to modern “historical thought” in college.

Sep 24, Jonfaith rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

My main problem with the book was that he had a very clear western-centric mindset and this rigidly showed with the disparity between his description of the countries in ”the west”, such as the U.


The author left behind all the parts of the hum Interesting to see particular peoples perception of history in the recent past. Dec 27, Daniel rated it really liked it. Islam and the Muslim World 4.

The Far East I could dws it fine, but there were a lot of references I missed. cviilisations

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I thought that he would speak about the grammaird and implications of the modern day English speaking hegemony over the rest of the World, but he only brushed over the United States and Australia – but it had nothing to do with his chapter titles besides the fact that they are English speaking countries. Sep 03, Mac rated it liked it. Needless to say, I was really disappointed.

Fernand Braudel was a Grammiare historian and a leader of the Annales School. This had important consequences limiting Islamic power and culture while removing constraints from those of the West. But worth it for any real student of history.

Lists with This Book. And then it dawned on me. I was surprised by its depth and even handedness. Overspecific notes are at your disposal. Another major failing of the book is the very strict definition of ‘civilisation’ that Braudel is operating with: Earn while you study.