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Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century, Vol. I

The Structure of Everyday Life

Fernand Braudel, Siân Reynold (Translated by)


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By examining in detail the material life of pre-industrial peoples around the world, Fernand Braudel significantly changed the way historians view their subject. Volume I describes food and drink, dress and housing, demography and family structure, energy and technology, money and credit, and the growth of towns.

University of California Press, 9780520081147, 624pp.

Publication Date: December 23, 1992

About the Author

Fernand Braudel (1902-1985) taught at the Collège de France and was a member of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. He is the author of The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, among other titles.