Fernand Braudel Quotes (6 quotes)
“Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life.”
On History (1982 edition), University of Chicago Press - ISBN: 9780226071510
“Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.”
Buffalo Bill Museum (1995 edition)
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
To the Officers of the First Brigade of the Third Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, 11 October 1798
“Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest.”
Phineas Redux (1874)
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Born: August 24, 1902
Died: November 27, 1985 (aged 83)
Bio: Fernand Braudel was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. His scholarship focused on three main projects, each representing several decades of intense study: The Mediterranean, Civilization and Capitalism, and the unfinished Identity of France.
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