Capitalism and material life, 1400-1800, Volume 1

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Harper and Row, 1973 - Business & Economics - 462 pages
Probes the forces that limited the material wealth of the masses from the fifteenth through the eighteenth century

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This is one of those books that just blew my mind. It was a thrift store selection and the title did not prepare me for what was inside. What a great way to approach history. How many people were ... Read full review

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Daily Bread
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Rice
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Fernan Braudel was the author of several acclaimed histories, including "A History of Civilizations", "On History", "The Structures of Everyday Life", & "The Wheels of Commerce". He died in 1985.

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