Fernand Braudel

Fernand Braudel

French historian.
The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a bell jar, cut off from the rest; why was it not able to expand and conquer the whole of society?... [Why was it that] a significant rate of capital formation was possible only in certain sectors and not in the whole market economy of the time?More Fernand Braudel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Happiness, whether in business or private life, leaves very little trace in history.More Fernand Braudel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There were two, three or four French Revolutions. Like a multi-stage rocket today, the Revolution involved several successive explosions and propellant thrusts.More Fernand Braudel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mere smell of cooking can evoke a whole civilization.More Fernand Braudel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History may be divided into three movements: what moves rapidly, what moves slowly and what appears not to move at all.More Fernand Braudel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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