French History in the Last Twenty Years: The Rise and Fall of the Annales Paradigm

@article{Hunt1986FrenchHI,
  title={French History in the Last Twenty Years: The Rise and Fall of the Annales Paradigm},
  author={Lynn A. Hunt},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1986},
  volume={21},
  pages={209 - 224}
}
  • L. Hunt
  • Published 1 April 1986
  • History, Economics
  • Journal of Contemporary History
There is no one historical journal that is more influential in the world today than the Annales: Economies, Societes, Civilisations. It is perhaps the only journal that is widely recognized by the shortened version of its title, and its intellectual hegemony within French history circles makes it an almost inevitable starting-point for discussion of debates and advances in French history in the last two decades. Although French history as it is practised in France is not the same as French… 
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