François Guizot representa mejor que nadie la figura del político intelectual del siglo XIX. Su activa participación en la política francesa de los años 1815 a 1848 no le impidió desarrollar una importante actividad literaria y cultural.
Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely seen footage, including extraordinary shots of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italians fighting high up in the Alps, the half hour film explores the war and its effect from many different perspectives. Watch the documentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Hindi.
Documental interactivo sobre la Primera Guerra Mundial, realizado por el periódico británico The Guardian con apoyo del British Academy, cuenta con una versión en español.
From the archive: Bretton Woods: >On July 22nd 1944, finance experts who had spent the past three weeks gathered at a hotel in New Hampshire, produced two documents setting out their plan for the post-war monetary system. In response, The Economist published this leader article on July 29th, paying particular attention to whether the British government should ratify the Bretton Woods Agreements: »THE Monetary Conference at Bretton Woods closed its session at the end of last week with the unanimous agreement of all the participants to the text of two documents, one of them setting up an International Monetary Fund, the other setting up an International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. (The terminology is confusing, since the Fund will conduct a banking business—that is, will deal in currencies—while the Bank is, in the main, a guarantee fund.) The Agreements now go to the governments for ratification, and it has been made clear that no government is committed by the vote of its delegation at Bretton Woods. What has been decided is the form that these two institutions will assume when (or if) they come to birth. »These two documents represent a very substantial achievement. The subject matter was technical and…
Artículo sobre al Conferencia de Bretton Woods celebrada el 22 de julio de 1944 que reorganizó la economía mundial tras el fin de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.