Recommended Resource Books: Civilization and Capitalism

For writers covering the 15th-18th century in France, I recommend Fernand Braudel’s two volumes on Civilization and Capitalism, in the English translations. Volume I. The Structures of Everyday Life copyright 1981. Harper & Row publishers. This book covers French and world populations, towns and densities, regimes, epidemics, famines, invaders, food, houses, clothing, technology and money. … More Recommended Resource Books: Civilization and Capitalism