The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.
But history is neither watchmaking nor cabinet construction. It is an endeavor toward better understanding.
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|Birth:||6th July, 1886|
|Death:||16th June, 1944|
Born in Lyon to a Jewish family, the son of the professor of ancient history Gustave Bloch, Marc studied at the École Normale Supérieure and Fondation Thiers in Paris, then at Berlin and Leipzig. He was an officer of infantry in World War I, rising to the rank of captain and being awarded the Légion d'honneur. After the war, he went to the university at Strasbourg, then in 1936 succeeded Henri Hauser as professor of economic history at the Sorbonne.
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