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Longue Durée, Long Wave Theories of Development

  • By: Eric Mielants
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The longue durée (or long term) is a theoretical concept used in global economic history that has influenced several schools of thought, including world-systems theory. It is most often associated with French historian Fernand Braudel and the Annales school ...

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