Edward JFernand Braudel The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, Vol. 1
University of California Press | 1996 | ISBN: 0520203089 | 642 pages | PDF | 29,3 MB
The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time, moving out from the Mediterranean area to the New World and other destinations of Mediterranean traders
Braudel's scope embraces the natural world and material life, economics, demography, politics, and diplomacy.