The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean world in the age of Philip II, Volume 1

The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean world in the age of Philip II, Volume 1

Fernand Braudel


This booklet specializes in the Mediterranean global of four hundred years in the past, however the viewpoint stretches again to the area of Homer, and the foreground reaches as much as the 20 th century. In contemplating the Mediterranean's historical past it isn't treaties, wars and dynastic marriages that declare the author's awareness, yet such questions as how lengthy it took for a shipment send to paintings its means from Alicante to Alexandria, how a lot it rate to ship a distinct courier from Madrid to Paris, how humans lived and what they lived on and what occurred in towns like Venice, Naples or Constantinople.

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