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Globalisation, democracy and terrorism

Author: E J Hobsbawm
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eric Hobsbawm, one of Britain's foremost political historians, offers an engaging and provocative survey of our current globalised world, looking at the historical background and its lessons for the future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E J Hobsbawm
ISBN: 9780316027823 0316027820
OCLC Number: 123374439
Description: 184 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. War and peace in the twentieth century --
2. War, peace and hegemony at the beginning of the twenty-first century --
3. Why American hegemony differs from Britain's empire --
4. On the end of empires --
5. Nations and nationalism in the new century --
6. The prospects of democracy --
7. Spreading democracy --
8. Terror --
9. Public order in an age of violence --
10. The empire expands wider still and wider.
Responsibility: Eric Hobsbawn.

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** 'Hobsbawm is as intellectually lively and politically provocative as ever in these lectures on the "barbarisation" of society through technology, economic activity and globalisation' THE TIMES ** Read more...

 
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