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Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.) 1917-2012

Works: 718 works in 4,673 publications in 17 languages and 59,453 library holdings
Genres: History  Folk literature  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Forecasts  Interviews  Folklore  Educational films  Internet videos  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Redactor, Director, Contributor, Composer, Creator, Secretary, Originator
Classifications: HX39.5, 335.422
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The age of revolution, 1789-1848 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

220 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of empire, 1875-1914 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

170 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erica Hobsbawm discusses the evolution of European economics, politics, arts, sciences, and cultural life from the height of the industrial revolution to the First World War. Hobsbawm combines vast erudition with a graceful prose style to re-create the epoch that laid the basis for the twentieth century
The age of capital, 1848-1875 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

200 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Eric Hobsbawm chronicles the events and trends that led to the triumph of private enterprise and its exponents in the years between 1848 and 1875. Along with Hobsbawm's other volumes, this book constitutes an intellectual key to the origins of the world in which we now live
Nations and nationalism since 1780 : programme, myth, reality by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

130 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beknopte geschiedenis van het politieke nationalisme in Europa
The Invention of tradition by E. Huobusibaomu( Book )

155 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the traditions which we think of as very ancient in their origins were not in fact sanctioned by long usage over the centuries, but were invented comparatively recently. This book explores examples of this process of invention – the creation of Welsh and Scottish 'national culture'; the elaboration of British royal rituals in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the origins of imperial rituals in British India and Africa; and the attempts by radical movements to develop counter-traditions of their own. It addresses the complex interaction of past and present, bringing together historians and anthropologists in a fascinating study of ritual and symbolism which poses new questions for the understanding of our history
Bandits by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

117 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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, their spectacular exploits have been celebrated and preserved in story and myth. Some are known only to their own countrymen; others, like Robin Hood, Rob Roy and Jesse James, are famous throughout the world. Setting the historical figures against the ballads, legends and films they have inspired, the author's examples range across the last four hundred years and come from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia."--Jacket
The age of extremes : a history of the world, 1914-1991 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this masterful and highly accessible study of our times, one of the world's leading historians sheds exciting new light on our understanding of the twentieth century, with incisive assessments of events that have marked this turbulent period. Eric Hobsbawm, whose own life spans this century, deftly examines from both personal and scholarly perspectives such events as the great economic depression of the 1930s, the Cold War, the rise of military regimes, revolutionary changes in the arts, and technological advances in the sciences. Divided into three parts - The Age of Catastrophe, 1914-1950; The Golden Age, 1950-1973; and The Landslide, 1973-1991 - the book looks at the legacy of the two world wars, the end of colonialism and the growing importance of the Third World, as well as the collapse of the Soviet Union. Hobsbawm ponders the influence of the economic and social upheavals of the third quarter of the twentieth century, which, he states, brought about the "most profound revolution in society since the Stone Age." In conclusion, Hobsbawm looks to the next millennium, pointing up the dilemmas posed by a burgeoning population, destruction of the environment, and the growing economic disparity between rich and poor. Writes Hobsbawm, "Our world risks both explosion and implosion. It must change." With an astonishing command of historical details and data, The Age of Extremes is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the cultural and social context in which we live
Primitive rebels : studies in archaic forms of social movement in the 19th and 20th centuries by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

124 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reissued with a new introduction by Owen Jones, Primitive Rebels is the perfect guide to the revolutions that shaped western civilisation, and the bandits, reformers and anarchists who have fought to change the world"--Publisher's description
On history by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

75 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few historians have done more to change the way we see the history of modern times than Eric Hobsbawm. From his early books on the Industrial Revolution and European empires, to his magisterial 1995 study of the "short twentieth century," The Age of Extremes, Hobsbawm has become known as one of the finest practitioners of the craft of writing history." "On History brings together for the first time Hobsbawm's most important writings on the study and practice of history, including several essays published here for the first time. Ranging from early considerations of "history from below" and the "progress" of history, to recent speculations on the relevance of the study of history and the responsibility of the historian, On History reflects Hobsbawm's lifelong concern with the relations between past, present, and future." "A monumental testament to the importance of studying history, On History is an essential work from one of our preeminent thinkers."--Jacket
How to change the world : reflections on Marx and Marxism by E. J Hobsbawm( )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Hobsbawm provides a fascinating and insightful overview of Marxism. He investigates its influences and analyses the spectacular reversal of Marxism's fortunes over the past thirty years
Labouring men; studies in the history of labour by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

93 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The topics covered in this book can be divided into four broad groups: studies of labour conditions up to the middle of the nineteenth century; studies in the 'new trade unionism' of 1889 to 1914; studies in the late nineteenth-century revival of Socialism in Britain; and more general topics covering a wider chronological span. The common factor in this wide-ranging work is that, unlike much other work of labour history, it concentrates on the working classes as such, and on the economic and technical conditions which allowed labour movements to be effective or which prevented their effectiveness. This work is notable not only for its clarity and incisiveness, but also for the richness and variety of the material, which ranges from Marx to Methodism and from labour traditions to the machine breakers
Revolutionaries : contemporary essays by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

51 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Hobsbawn, Marxist, historian and 'participant observer' has involved himself, intellectually and ideologically, in the concept of revolution as a means of social change. Revolutionaries is the result of this involvement: a collection of lectures and critical essays researched and written 'realistically though not dispassionately'. Concentrating on both the theory and practice of revolution he treats familiar themes such as anarchism, Marxism, Leninism and Britain's relation to these ideologies; guerrilla warfare, civil-military relations and the class struggle. In addition he discusses less traditional subjects such as the relations between the structure of cities and urban insurrections; the social implications of controlling violence; and the philosophical works of Ernst Block, Karl Korsch, Louis Althusser and Hannah Arendt. Revolutionaries is a lucid exploration of important epochs and events. It offers a clarification and an appreciation of the past and of our relationship to it"--Cover
Captain Swing by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

76 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830, from one of the greatest historians of our age. For generation upon generation, the English farm laborer lived in poverty and degradation. With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, however, new forces came into play'and when capitalism swept from the cities into the countryside, tensions reached the breaking point. From 1830 on, a series of revolts, known as the "Swing," shook England to its core. Here is the background of that upheaval, from its rise to its fall, and the people who tried to change their world. A masterpiece of British history
Age of extremes : the short twentieth century, 1914-1991 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

100 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a highly readable and stimulating reassessment of our century. Written from the point of view of one who believes in reason and science, it abounds with incisive analysis, cogent argument and challenging judgments on varied topics
Industry and empire : from 1750 to the present day by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

108 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Industry and Empire, Hobsbawm explores the origin and dramatic course of the industrial Revolution over two hundred and fifty years and its influence on social and political institutions. He describes and accounts for Britain's rise as the first industrial power, its decline from domination its special relation with the rest of the world, and the effects of this trajectory on the lives of its ordinary citizens." "This new edition includes a fascinating summary of events of the last twenty years, and an illuminating new conclusion."--Jacket
Capital, the Communist manifesto, and other writings by Karl Marx( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focus of this modern edition is not primarily the vivid history of Marx and Engels' most important work. Rather, with a characteristically acute introduction by historian Eric Hobsbawm, it asserts the pertinence of the Manifesto today. Hobsbawm writes that 'the world described by Marx and Engels in 1848 in passages of dark, laconic eloquence, is recognizably the world we live in 150 years later'. He identifies the insights which underpin the Manifesto's startling contemporary relevance: the recognition of capitalism as a world system capable of marshalling production on a global scale; its devastating impact on all aspects of human existence, work, the family and the distribution of wealth; and the understanding that, far from being a stable, immutable
Pre-capitalist economic formations by Karl Marx( Book )

49 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio Gramsci by Antonio A Santucci( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antonio Gramsci is a giant of Marxian thought and one of the world's greatest cultural critics. Antonio A. Santucci is perhaps the world's preeminent Gramsci scholar. Monthly Review Press is proud to publish, for the first time in English, Santucci's masterful intellectual biography of the great Sardinian scholar and revolutionary. Gramscian terms such as 'civil society' and 'hegemony' are much used in everyday political discourse. Santucci warns us, however, that these words have been appropriated by both radicals and conservatives for contemporary and often self-serving ends that often have nothing to do with Gramsci's purposes in developing them. Rather what we must do, and what Santucci illustrates time and again in his dissection of Gramsci's writings, is absorb Gramsci's methods."--Publisher description
Historical studies today by Felix Gilbert( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncommon people : resistance, rebellion and jazz by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncommon People shows the range of Hobsbawm's work, on such subjects as the formation of the British working class, revolution and sex, and socialism and the avant garde. From essays on Mario Puzo and the mafia, to the Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano and the cultural consequences of Christopher Columbus, Hobsbawm's passionate concern for the lives and struggles of ordinary men and women shines through
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The Invention of tradition
The age of empire, 1875-1914The age of capital, 1848-1875Nations and nationalism since 1780 : programme, myth, realityThe Invention of traditionBanditsThe age of extremes : a history of the world, 1914-1991Primitive rebels : studies in archaic forms of social movement in the 19th and 20th centuriesOn history
Alternative Names

controlled identityNewton, Francis, 1917-2012

Chompsmpaoum, E

Chompsmpaum, .. 1917-

Chompsmpaum, ... 1917-2012

Eric Hobsbawm brita marksista historiisto kaj verkisto

Eric Hobsbawm britischer Historiker

Eric Hobsbawm Brits geschiedkundige en schrijver

Eric Hobsbawm britský marxistický historik

Eric Hobsbawm historiador británico (1917-2012)

Eric Hobsbawm historien et universitaire britannique

Eric Hobsbawm historyk brytyjski

Eric Hobsbawm storico e scrittore britannico

Eric John Hobsbawm

Ericus Hobsbawm

Ēriks Hobsbaums

Hābsbām, Irīk, 1917-2012

Hôbsabāma, Erika

Hobsbaum, E. J. 1917-

Hobsbaum, Erik

Hobsbaum, Erik 1917-

Hobsbaum, Erik 1917-2012

Hobsbawm, E. J.

Hobsbawm E.J. 1917-

Hobsbawm, E.J. 1917-2012

Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.)

Hobsbawm, E.J. (Eric J.), 1917-

Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.), 1917-2012

Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric John)

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Hobsbawm , Eric J.

Hobsbawm, Eric J. 1917-

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Hobsbawm, Eric J. (Eric John), 1917-2012

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Hobsbawm, Eric John 1917-

Hobsbawm, Eric John 1917-2012

Hobsbawm, Eric John Earnest

Hobsbawm, Eric John Ernest

Hobsbawm, Eric John Ernest 1917-

Hobsbawm, Eric John Ernest 1917-2012

Hobsbawm, Erich J. 1917-2012

Hobsbawn, Eric

Hobsbawn, Eric 1917-

Hobsbawn, Eric 1917-2012

Hobsbawn, Eric J.

Hobsbawn, Eric John

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Hobsbawn Eric John 1917-2012

Hobuzubōmu, E. J. 1917-

Hubzbāvm, I. J., 1917-2012

Huobusibang, Airuike

Newton, Francis

Newton, Francis, 1917-

Newton Francis 1917-2012

Newton, Francis I

Έρικ Χομπσμπάουμ

Ерик Гобсбаум

Ерик Хобсбаум

Ерик Хобсбом

Хобсбаум, Эрик

Хобсбаум, Эрик, 1917-2012

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אריק הובסבאום סופר בריטי

הובסבום, א.

הובסבום, אריק ג'ון

إريك هوبزباوم، 1917-

إريك هوبزباوم، 1917-2012

إريك هوبسباوم

اریک هابسبام تاریخ‌نگار و نویسنده بریتانیایی

هابسبام, اريك

هابسبام، اريک.

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هوبزباوم، إيريك، 1917-

هوبزباوم، إيريك، 1917-2012

هوبزبوم، أ. ج.، 1917-2012

هوبزبوم، إريك، 1917-2012

هوبسباوم، إريك، 1917-2012

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हॉब्सबाम, एरिक

ਏਰਿਕ ਹਾਬਸਬਾਮ

எரிக் ஹாப்ஸ்பாம்

എറിക് ഹോബ്സ്ബാം

ერიკ ჰობსბაუმი

에릭 홉스봄

홉스바움, 에릭 존 1917-2012

홉스보옴, E. J 1917-2012

홉스봄, E.J.

홉스봄, E. J 1917-2012

홉스봄, 에릭 1917-2012

홉스봄, 에릭 J 1917-2012

홉스봄, 에릭 존

홉스봄, 에릭 존 1917-2012

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ホブズボ-ム, E. J 1917-2012

ホブズボウム, E.

ホブズボーム, E.

ホブズボーム, E. J.

ホブズボーム、E. J. 1917-2012

ホブズボーム, エリック

霍布斯鲍姆, 艾瑞克