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Orion, May 12, 2011 - History - 288 pages
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A collection of essays which represent a lifetime's writing,lectures & thoughts on revolutionary modern political developments throughout Europe.

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User Review  - Trond Sjöström - Goodreads

Hobsbawm probably knows his french, and for the thoroughly initiated this book probably has a generous share of gems and dimonds. But alas, for me, it's mostly just words and sand and dust. I've ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Born in Alexandria in 1917, Eric Hobsbawm was educated in Vienna, Berlin, London and Cambridge. A Fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he taught for most of his career at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he was Emeritus Professor of Economic and Social History. He is best known for his trilogy of studies on the long 19th century (The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789-1848, The Age of Capital: 1848-1875 and The Age of Empire: 1875-1914). He died in London in October 2012 at the age of ninety-five.

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