Bloch, Marc

   Born in lyon, the son of Gustave Bloch, the noted professor of Roman history at the sorbonne, Marc Bloch, along with lucien febvre, compiled the Annales d'histoire économique et sociale (1929). Appointed professor of history at the Sorbonne in 1936, Bloch joined the resistance in 1942 and was soon captured and killed by the Germans. His writings (Les Rois thaumaturges, 1924; Les Caractères originaux de l'histoire rurale française, 1931; La Société féodale, 1939-40) revitalized medieval historiography and considerably enlarged the general field of historical research. His posthumous work, Apologie pour l'histoire (1952), in which he defined his idea of history, led to his becoming one of the most important historians of his generation.

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  • BLOCH, MARC — (1886–1944), French historian. Bloch was professor of medieval history at the University of Strasbourg from 1919 to 1936 and then at the Sorbonne. He fought in both world wars and after the fall of France in 1940 was a leader of the Resistance.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bloch, Marc — ▪ French historian in full  Marc Léopold Benjamin Bloch  born July 6, 1886, Lyon, France died June 16, 1944, near Lyon       French medieval historian, editor, and resistance leader known for his innovative work in social and economic history.… …   Universalium

  • Bloch, Marc — (1886 1944) A distinguished French medieval historian, co founder of the prominent Annales School , and therefore important influence on the historical sociology of such work as the world systems theory of Immanuel Wallerstein. Bloch was an… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Bloch, Marc — (1886 1944)    French historian. Born in Lyons, he studied at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. He then studied in Germany and returned to France to work in Paris. He influenced a gener ation of French historical scholarship through his… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Bloch, Marc — ► (1886 1944) Historiador francés. Obras: Reyes y siervos (1920), La sociedad feudal (1939 40) y, sobre todo, Apología de la historia (1949) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bloch, Marc (Léopold Benjamin) — born July 6, 1886, Lyon, France died June 16, 1944, near Lyon French historian. He served in the French infantry in World War I. From 1919 he taught medieval history at the University of Strasbourg, where he cofounded the important periodical… …   Universalium

  • Bloch, Marc (Léopold Benjamin) — (6 jul. 1886, Lyon, Francia–16 jun. 1944, cerca de Lyon). Historiador francés. Formó parte de la infantería francesa en la primera guerra mundial. A partir de 1919 enseñó historia medieval en la Universidad de Estrasburgo, donde fue uno de los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Marc Bloch — Born 6 July 1886(1886 07 06) Lyon, France Died 16 June 1944(1944 06 16) …   Wikipedia

  • Marc Bloch — Nacimiento 6 de julio de 1886 …   Wikipedia Español

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