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The Trap of the Event

Fernand Braudel was a leading writer in the French Annales school. He argued that historians should recognize that time and history move at different speeds or rhythms; geographical, social, and individual. The first, geographical time, is marked by slow,¬†inexorable, almost imperceptible change. The second level, the¬†longue duree, comprises long-term social,… Read more »