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

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Works: 624 works in 3,225 publications in 25 languages and 50,520 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Forecasts  Interviews  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Redactor, Other, Interviewee, Originator, Contributor, Translator, Creator, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: HX39.5, 335.422
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The age of revolution, 1789-1848 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
278 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,984 libraries worldwide
This magisterial volume follows the death of ancient traditions, the triumph of new classes, and the emergence of new technologies, sciences, and ideologies, with vast intellectual daring and aphoristic elegance. Part of Eric Hobsbawm's epic four-volume history of the modern world, along with The Age of Capitalism, The Age of Empire, and The Age of Extremes
The age of empire, 1875-1914 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
157 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,197 libraries worldwide
The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society
Nations and nationalism since 1780 : programme, myth, reality by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
147 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
Beknopte geschiedenis van het politieke nationalisme in Europa
Industry and empire; the making of modern English society, 1750 to the present day by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
171 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,463 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
The age of capital, 1848-1875 by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
75 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,163 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 and intellectual key to the origins of the world in which we now live
The Invention of tradition by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
102 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,049 libraries worldwide
A fascinating study of ritual and symbolism which poses new questions for the understanding of our history
Bandits by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
111 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,838 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 )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,779 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 )
70 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Labouring men; studies in the history of labour by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
100 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Contém ensaios sobre a história do movimento operário que tratam das condições do trabalho na Inglaterra na época da rainha Victoria, da ação dos movimentos trabalhistas, da revolta "luddista" contra as máquinas, do socialismo Fabiano, das críticas feitas a Marx por alguns escritores ingleses
Revolutionaries : contemporary essays by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
41 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
En række essays om de europæiske kommunistpartier, anarkisme, marxisme, revolutionær krigsførelse og den intellektuelles rolle i klassekampen
Captain Swing by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
54 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 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 )
151 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,238 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
On history by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 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
Pre-capitalist economic formations by Karl Marx( Book )
36 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Uncommon people : resistance, rebellion and jazz by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 930 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
The Communist manifesto new interpretations by Karl Marx( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 907 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
Historical studies today by Felix Gilbert( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
On empire : America, war, and global supremacy by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Assesses increasing world disorder in light of the inequities caused by free-market globalization, America's use of the terrorist threat as an excuse for unilateral deployment, and American hegemony in comparison to the British Empire
Echoes of the Marseillaise : two centuries look back on the French Revolution by E. J Hobsbawm( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 670 libraries worldwide
 
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Hobsbawn, Eric
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Hobuzubōmu, E. J. 1917-
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Newton, Francis.
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Newton , Francis <1917-2012>
Newton, Francis I
Хобсбаум, Эрик, 1917-
הובסבום, א.
הובסבום, אריק ג'ון
إريك هوبزباوم، 1917-
إريك هوبزباوم، 1917-2012
هوبزباوم، إيريك، 1917-
هوبزباوم، إيريك، 1917-2012
هوبسباوم، إريك، 1917-2012
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
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