The age of empire, 1875-1914

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Pantheon Books, 1987 - History - 404 pages
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A Braudel for the modern world--a masterful recreation of the years that formed our century--by England's leading social historian. 50 black-and-white photographs in three inserts.

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The age of empire, 1875-1914

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Preceded by The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848 (1962) and The Age of Capital, 1848-1875 (1975), this completes Hobsbawm's probing analysis of the forces that shaped and defined the 19th century. His ... Read full review

Contents

The Centenarian Revolution
13
An Economy Changes Gear
34
The Age of Empire
56
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Hobsbawm is Emeritus Professor of History at Birbeck College, University of London. He was educated in Vienna, Berlin, London, and Cambridge. He divides his time between New York and London.

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