Braudel Article “On History”

This article was very interesting overall. Braudel dicusses the importance of history and how it relates to other disciplines, including the subject of history being considered a social science. I didn’t particularly care for his writing style. I would consider it wordy and in many cases he digresses so often it is difficult to follow¬†the point he is trying to make. History is such an important discipline and as he makes reference to in his article, everything (including every discipline) is connected to history in some form. Everything and everyone has a history, whether it be of any contextual importance.¬† History, as well as many other disciplines (including mathematics as Braudel mentions) is broken down into many subcategories, just as other social sciences. I believe one of the main points Braudel is trying to make is that history is a social science.

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