The Longue Durée and World-Systems Analysis (Fernand Braudel Center Studies in Historical Social Science)

The Longue Durée and World-Systems Analysis (Fernand Braudel Center Studies in Historical Social Science)

Immanuel Wallerstein, Fernand Braudel, Richard E. Lee


students from background, sociology, and geography recommend overcoming disciplinary isolation, utilizing Fernand Braudel’s proposal of the longue durée as a rallying aspect. In his pathbreaking article “History and the Social Sciences: The Longue Durée,” Fernand Braudel raised a choice for the social sciences to beat their disciplinary isolation from each other. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the article’s ebook, the participants to this quantity don't simply recognize their debt to the prior; additionally they endure witness to how the trouble Braudel famous a part century in the past is not any much less of a problem this present day. The contributions integrated right here, from students in historical past, sociology, and geography, replicate the spirit and perform of the highbrow schedule espoused through Braudel, coming jointly round the notion of the longue durée. certainly, they're proof of the way the groundbreaking study initially championed through Braudel has been carried ahead in world-systems research for a extra socially correct knowing of the planet and its destiny percentages. The booklet concludes with a brand new translation of Braudel’s unique article via famed sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein. Richard E. Lee is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Fernand Braudel heart at Binghamton college, nation college of latest York. he's the editor of wondering Nineteenth-Century Assumptions approximately wisdom, I: Determinism, wondering Nineteenth-Century Assumptions approximately wisdom, II: Reductionism, and wondering Nineteenth-Century Assumptions approximately wisdom, III: Dualism, all released via SUNY Press, and existence and occasions of Cultural stories: The Politics and Transformation of the constructions of information. he's additionally the coeditor, with Immanuel Wallerstein, of Overcoming the 2 Cultures: technological know-how as opposed to the arts within the sleek World-System.

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