The Mediterranean And The Mediterranean World In The Age Of Philip Ii by Fernand Braudel

This seminal work offers a comprehensive analysis of the Mediterranean region during the 16th century, focusing on the complex social, political, and economic landscapes that defined the era of Philip II of Spain. The book transcends traditional historiography by emphasizing the geographical and ecological factors that shaped human activity, from the ebb and flow of commerce and the patterns of agrarian life to the rise and fall of empires. Through a meticulous study of the Mediterranean world, the narrative weaves together the intricate tapestry of cultures, religions, and power dynamics that characterized the period, providing a vivid portrayal of the enduring influence of the environment on the course of human history.

The 1126th greatest book of all time


Published
1949
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
1200-1500
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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