Out Of Italy by FERNAND BRAUDELOut Of Italy by FERNAND BRAUDEL

Out Of Italy

byFERNAND BRAUDELTranslated bySian Reynolds

Paperback | July 26, 2019

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In the fifteenth century, even before the city states of the Apennine Peninsula began to coalesce into what would become, several centuries later, a nation, Italy" exerted enormous influence over all of Europe and throughout the Mediterranean. Its cultural, economic, and political dominance is utterly astonishing and unique in world history. Viewing the Italy--the many Italies--of that time through the lens of today allows us to gather a fragmented, multi-faceted and seemingly contradictoryhistory into a single unifying narrative that speaks to our current reality as much as it does to a specific historical period. This is what the acclaimed French historian, Fernand Braudel, achieves here. He brings to life the two extraordinary centuries that span the Renaissance, Mannerism, and the Baroque and analyzes the complex interaction between art, science, politics and commerce during Italy'apos;s extraordinary cultural flowering."

Fernand Braudel was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. He is considered one of the greatest of the group of modern historians who emphasize the role of large-scale socioeconomic factors in the making and writing of history. Sian Reynolds was born in Cardiff and taught at both Sussex University and Edinburgh Univ...
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Title:Out Of ItalyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.06 × 4.68 × 0.68 inPublished:July 26, 2019Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609455347

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