Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online

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The journal Annales was founded in 1929 by the historians Marc Bloch and Lucien Febvre. The program of Annales consisted in opening up the study of history to new quantifiable sources from the fields of demography, agriculture, geography, and iconography. As a French version of economic and social history, with its interest in long-term historical variants, as well as a comparative approach, it opposed the historical pictures of the …

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Robert Zwarg, Leipzig, “Annales”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0032>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409

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