The French Historical Revolution: The Annales School, 1929-89

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Polity Press, 1990 - 152 strán (strany)
This book provides a critical history of the movement associatedwith the journal Annales, from its foundation in 1929 to thepresent. Burke argues that this movement has been the single mostimportant force in the development of what is sometimes called the'new history'.

Burke distinguishes three main generations in the development ofthe Annales School. The first generation included LucienFebvre and Marc Bloch, who fought against the old historicalestablishment and founded the journal Annales. The secondgeneration was dominated by Braudel, whose magnificent work on theMediterranean has became a modern classic. The third generationincludes well-known contemporary historians such as Duby, Le Goffand Le Roy Ladurie.

Wide-ranging and yet concise, this is an accessible examinationof one of the most important historical movements of the twentiethcentury.

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An extremely brief introduction to the Annales school of history. A nice overview, but not terribly analytical. Probably best used to get a sense of who some of the key Annales figures were/are. Čítať celú recenziu

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Peter Burke is the author of several previous books including The Italian Renaissance (Polity, 1987) and Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe.

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