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I finally finished Eric Hobsbawn's classic work on agrarian bandits whose role as social rebels comes mostly from fiction rather than historical reality. Robin Hood, Wilhelm Tell and Zorro are not ... Read full review

Bandits, Revised Edition

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It seems that almost every country has bandits--some famous, some not--laced into its folk history. Hobsbawm's 1969 volume delves into the history of bandits and separates the myths from the facts ... Read full review


Preface to the First Edition
Who becomes a Bandit?
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