By Andrés Oppenheimer
Periodista cardinal y siempre dispuesto a desafiar las modas políticas del momento con inteligencia y humor, Andrés Oppenheimer demuestra en este libro que mejorar sustancialmente l. a. educación, los angeles ciencia, l. a. tecnología y los angeles innovación no es tarea imposible. Pero sí tremendamente necesaria. l. a. razón es basic: el XXI será el siglo de l. a. economía del conocimiento. Contrariamente a lo que pregonan presidentes y líderes populistas latinoamericanos, los países que avanzan no son los que venden materias primas ni productos manufacturados básicos, sino los que producen bienes y servicios de mayor valor agregado. ¡Basta de historias! es un agudo viaje periodístico alrededor del mundo, que aporta principles útiles para trabajar en l. a. critical asignatura pendiente de nuestros países y los angeles única que nos podrá sacar de los angeles mediocridad económica e intelectual en los angeles que vivimos: l. a. educación.
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Braudel’s prodigious memory compensated to some extent for his difficult working conditions, and he was able to write a first draft of The Mediterranean in longhand in exercise books that he posted to Febvre, to reclaim after the war. 12 The Mediterranean is a massive book, even by the standards of the traditional French doctoral thesis. In its original edition, it already contained some 600,000 words, making it six times the length of an ordinary book. The study is divided into three parts, each of which – as the preface points out – exemplifies a different approach to the past.
The Problem of Unbelief in the Sixteenth Century: The Religion of Rabelais – to give the study its full title – is one of the most seminal works of history published in the twentieth century. Together with Bloch’s Royal Touch and Lefebvre’s article on crowds, it inspired the history of collective mentalities with which so many French historians were The Founders: Lucien Febvre and Marc Bloch 31 to become concerned from the 1960s onwards. 79 Febvre was irritated into concerning himself with Rabelais by coming across the suggestion, in an edition of Rabelais’s book Pantagruel by Abel Lefranc, that the author was an unbeliever who wrote in order to undermine Christianity.
In the last analysis, it was not the physical environment that determined this collective choice, but people, their way of life, and their attitudes, including religious attitudes. 16 He too attended the École Normale, where his father Gustave taught ancient history. He too learned from Meillet and LévyBruhl, as well as studying in Leipzig and Berlin (Germany before 1914 was widely acknowledged as the centre of historical studies). However, as the discussion of his later works will argue, he owed most to the sociologist Émile Durkheim, who began to teach at the École Normale at about the time that Bloch arrived.