Category: Fernand Braudel

The truth of everyday life

19 August, 2011 (09:00) | Cities, Economics, Fernand Braudel, History, Housing, Taxation |

By:David A. Smith   Pound pastrami.  Can kraut.  Six bagels.  Bring home for Emma.   Anti-globalism is foolishness, and the proof is centuries old.  As reported in the Boston Globe: On the eve of their marriage in 1682, Hans Hürning and Barbara Herrenmann, like all German couples of their time, invited a local official into […]