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The Historian's Craft

  title={The Historian's Craft},
  author={Marc L{\'e}opold Benjamin Bloch},
A note on the manuscripts of the present book, Lucien Febvre "The Historian's Craft" introduction history, men and time historical observation historical criticism historical analysis historical causation. 
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