In the chapter on the Dead King Jacques Rancière details how Braudel places the
In the chapter on the Dead King Jacques Rancière details how Braudel places the death of Philip II at the end of the book, placing it out of context and order. As Rancière writes, “The death of the king signifies that kings are dead as centers and forces of history.” How does this placement attempt to resolve the tension between history as narrative and the scientific and political commitments of history as a discipline? Must include citations

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