Fernand Braudel Quote

The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a bell jar, cut off from the rest; why was it not able to expand and conquer the whole of society?... [Why was it that] a significant rate of capital formation was possible only in certain sectors and not in the whole market economy of the time?


The wheels of commerce (ed. Harpercollins, 1982) - ISBN: 9780060150914

Picture Quote 1

The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a...

Picture Quote 2

The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a...

Picture Quote 3

The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a...

Picture Quote 4

The key problem is to find out why that sector of society of the past, which I would not hesitate to call capitalist, should have lived as if in a...