Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century, Vol. III: The Perspective of the World / Edition 1

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Volume III investigates what Braudel terms "world-economies"—the economic dominance of a particular city at different periods of history, from Venice to Amsterdam, London, New York.
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Originally published in the early 1980s, Civilization traces the social and economic history of the world from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, although his primary focus is Europe. Braudel skims over politics, wars, etc., in favor of examining life at the grass roots: food, drink, clothing, housing, town markets, money, credit, technology, the growth of towns and cities, and more. The history is fascinating and made even more interesting by period prints and drawings. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520081161
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/1992
  • Series: Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 3
  • Sales rank: 1,015,794
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 8.88 (h) x 1.75 (d)

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