Write short notes on Chapter 1: Historiography - Development in the West. 3. Annales School.

Write short notes on 

Chapter 1: Historiography - Development in the West.

3. Annales School. 

Ans. i. Annales School was a new school of historiography. 

Ii. It arose in France at the onset of the twentieth century. 

Iii. It was started by French historians and gave a new direction to history writing. 

Iv. According to this school, history was not only about the political events, kings, great leaders, politics, diplomacy and wars but it also included the climate, local people, agriculture, trade, technology, means of communication, social divisions and their collective psychology, etc. in the historical times. 

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