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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Bloch, Marc Léopold Benjamin, 1886-1944.,
  • Historians -- France -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarole Fink.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD15.B596 F56 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2054217M
ISBN 10052137300X
LC Control Number88032216

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The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and Uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of Those Who Write It.   Marc Bloch's "present history" account of the Fall of France in the Spring of is rightly considered an essential account of the events: above all, it is a devastating critique of the conservatism of the military establishment and the failures of the military bureaucracy to create a machine made for war rather than pettifogging paper pushing and internal bureaucratic competition/5(30). Marc Bloch's "The Historian's Craft" is a necessary read for anyone even considering becoming a historian. It details in a thoughtful and comprehensive way the limitations and difficulties of bridging that gap between the dead and the living/5. Marc Bloch said that his goal in writing Feudal Society was to go beyond the technical study a medievalist would typically write and ‘dismantle a social structure.’ In this outstanding and monumental work, which has introduced generations of students and historians to the feudal period, Bloch treats feudalism as living, breathing force in Western Europe from the ninth to the thirteenth.

About Marc Bloch. Marc Bloch was a French historian who cofounded the Annales School of French social history. He was captured and shot by the Gestapo in for his work with the French Resistance. He is the author of Méthodologie Historique, French Rural History: More about Marc Bloch. Feudal Society is the masterpiece of one of the greatest historians of the century. Marc Bloch's supreme achievement was to recreate the vivid and complex world of Western Europe from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries. For Bloch history was a living organism, and to write of it was an endless process of creative evolution and of growing understanding.4/5(3). Marc Bloch's supreme achievement was to recreate the vivid and complex world of Western Europe from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries. For Bloch history was a living organism, and to write of it was an endless process of creative evolution and of growing understanding. The author treats feudalism as a vitalising force in European society. This is the last work of French historian and Resistance fighter Marc Bloch, unfinished at his capture and death at the hands of the Nazis in Written without access to his library, and Read full review/5(6).

  The Royal Touch by Marc Bloch, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Strange Defeat (French: L'Étrange Défaite) is a book written in the summer of by French historian Marc book was published in ; in the meanwhile, Bloch had been tortured and executed by the Gestapo in June for his participation in the French English translation was published by W. W. Norton in   A renowned historian and Resistance fighter - later executed by the Nazis - analyzes at first hand why France fell in Marc Bloch wrote Strange Defeat during the three months following the fall of France, after he returned home from military service. In the midst of his anguish, he 5/5(1).   Marc Bloch as a sergeant in the First World War. He later rose to the rank of captain and was awarded France’s highest decoration for bravery. (Public Domain) Born in Author: Mike Dash.