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  • Interesting Timesby Eric Hobsbawm

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 30.00

    Eric Hobsbawm is considered by many to be our greatest living historian. Robert Heilbroner, writing about Hobsbawm?s The Age of Extremes 1914-1991 said, ?I know of no other account that sheds as much light on what is now behind us, and thereby casts so much illumination on our possible futures.? Skeptical, endlessly curious, and almost contemporary... more...

  • On Empireby Eric Hobsbawm

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.95

    In there four incisive and keenly perceptive essays, one of out most celebrated and respected historians of modern Europe looks at the world situation and some of the major political problems confronting us at the start of the third millennium. With his usual measured and brilliant historical perspective, Eric Hobsbawm traces the rise of American... more...

  • Uncommon Peopleby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; US$ 19.92

    These 26 essays range over the history of working men and women between the late 18th century and the present day. They include Hobsbawm's pioneering studies in labour history and social protest - the formation of the British working class, labour custom and traditions, the political radicalism of 19th century shoemakers, male and female images in... more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 13.27

    A trailblazing study of the social bandit or rebel BANDITS is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel - robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions of social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters. Whether Balkan haiduks, Indian dacoits or Brazilian congaceiros,... more...

  • On Historyby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; US$ 19.92

    The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian. more...

  • Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848by Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 23.24

    The first in Eric Hobsbawm's dazzling trilogy on the history of the nineteenth century. Between 1789 and 1848 the world was transformed both by the French Revolution and also by the Industrial Revolution that originated in Britain. This 'Dual Revolution' created the modern world as we know it. Eric Hobsbawm traces with brilliant analytical... more...

  • How To Change The Worldby Eric Hobsbawm

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 16.60

    In the 144 years since Karl Marx's Das Kapital was published, the doctrine that bears his name has been embraced by millions in the name of equality, and just as dramatically has fallen from grace with the retreat of communism from the western world. But as the free market reaches its extreme limits in the economic and environmental fallout, a reassessment... more...

  • Age Of Capital: 1848-1875by Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 23.24

    A magisterial account of the rise of capitalism Eric Hobsbawm's magnificent treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875 is a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism and the consolidation of bourgeois culture. In the 1860s a new word entered the economic and political vocabulary of the world: 'capitalism'. The global triumph of capitalism... more...

  • Age Of Empire: 1875-1914by Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 39.85

    THE AGE OF EMPIRE is a book about the strange death of the nineteenth century, the world made by and for liberal middle classes in the name of universal progress and civilisation. It is about hopes realised which turned into fears: an era of unparalleled peace engendering an era of unparalleled war; revolt and revolution emerging on the outskirts... more...

  • Uncommon Peopleby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    These 26 essays range over the history of working men and women between the late 18th century and the present day. They include Hobsbawm's pioneering studies in labour history and social protest - the formation of the British working class, labour custom and traditions, the political radicalism of 19th century shoemakers, male and female images in... more...