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The Battle for the History of France: Fortune Favors the Bold, Part IV

A war of words As Lucien Lebvre and Marc Bloch launched their influential historical journal, Annales d’histoire économique et sociale, in 1929, Febvre was expressing concerns within l’Encyclopédie Française that France was in the midst of a “crisis of the state and a crisis of … Continue reading

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The Battle for the History of France Chapter 1, Fortune Favors the Bold, part III

By Dean R. Alexander                                                                          … Continue reading

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The Battle for the History of France Chapter 1, Fortune Favors the Bold, part II

By Dean Alexander                                                                            … Continue reading

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The Battle for the History of France Chapter 1, Fortune Favors the Bold

By Dean Alexander A war of scholarship The political, societal, and personal circumstances behind the formation of the world’s most influential historical journal Just as the annals of historical thought serves to explain the content of written history, the history … Continue reading

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