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

September Meeting

The First Florida Chapter of the Historical Novel Society meets on the first Saturday of each month in the Community Room at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. This month’s program starts at 1 p.m. The critique group will follow, then the business meeting. The critique group examines fiction written and … More September Meeting