Fernand Braudel (1901-1985), the most celebrated French historian of the postwar era, taught at the Collège de France and was a member of the École Pratique des Hautes Études. His widely acclaimed works include A History of Civilizations, On History, The Structures of Everyday Life, and The Wheels of Commerce.
Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: December 3, 2002 Price: $18.95
A grand sweep of history by the late Fernand Braudel—one of the twentieth century’s most influential historians—Memory and the Mediterraneanchronicles the Mediterranean’s immeasurably rich past during the foundational period from prehistory to classical antiquity, illuminating nothing less than the bedrock of our civilization and the very origins of Western culture.