Annales

5Annales

Fernand Braudel was one of the great historians of the Annales school, which held that the actions of individual people were unimportant in history and that scholars should instead study patterns of change in the long term.  And now you know.

(Oh, and Karl Marx kept insisting that when the Revolution came no one would care whether the lawn had been mowed or not.)

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