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Political clash in our society is inevitable, and its effects are usually faraway from adverse. How then may still we take care of the intractable ameliorations coming up from advanced glossy culture?
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Labrousse’s work introduced the new nomothetic approach of serial history. This approach not only influenced Braudel, but also dominated “second Annales” from the 1950s to the 1970s (Borghetti 2005: 150, 170–80, 200–03; Grenier 1995: 227). Italian Microhistory and the Reinvention of the Short Term Within the context of this emphasis on plural time, serial history, and the methodological significance of the longue durée, I would like to turn to the short term and particularly Italian microhistoria, associated with such figures as Carlo Ginzburg, Giovanni Levi, Edoardo Grendi, and Carlo Poni.
Annales : Economies, Sociétés, Civilisations 13 (4): 725–53. Chaunu, Pierre. 1987. Historia cuantitativa, historial serial. México: Fondo de Cultura Económica. Dumoulin, Olivier. 1990. C. 45 (2): 507–22. Editorial. 1989. C. 44 (6): 1317–23. Ginzburg, Carlo. 1989. ” Pp. 96–125 in Clues, Myths and the Historical Method. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. ———. 1993. ” Critical Inquiry 20 (1): 10–35. Ginzburg, Carlo and Poni, Carlo. 1991. ” Pp. 1–10 in Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe, ed.