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Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm CH FRSL FBA (/ˈhɒbz.bɔːm/; 9 June 191...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm CH FRSL FBA (/ˈhɒbz.bɔːm/; 9 June 1917 – 1 October 2012) was a British Marxist historian of the rise of industrial capitalism, socialism and nationalism. His best-known works include his trilogy about what he called the "long 19th century" (The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789–1848, The Age of Capital: 1848–1875 and The Age of Empire: 1875–1914), The Age of Extremes on the short 20th century, and an edited volume that introduced the influential idea of "invented traditions".
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Exhibit Illustrates a Local Man's Experiences in World War I

Connecticut Magazine - 20 Feb 2018
The historian Eric Hobsbawm referred to the years between the start of World War I in 1914 and the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 as the “short 20th century.” The point of the construction is that many of the political, social, economic and cultural ...
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Warren Miller's Joyful Vision and Skiing's One Per Cent

The New Yorker - 15 Feb 2018
(I dipped a toe in these waters eight years ago, in a story, from Vancouver, about the history of Olympic skiing, by way of Eric Hobsbawm's idea of “invented tradition.”) Miller's films both tracked and helped define the evolution of postwar skiing ...
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National consciousness - Charles Xuereb

Times of Malta - 21 Feb 2018
Is the past, as Eric Hobsbawm would conclude, legitimising? While secularising the Constitution now appears to be taken in earnest, decolonising the State has so far escaped nationalistic discourse. Cities, mostly those that were subjugated by foreign ...
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To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa's resources

Aljazeera.com - 15 Feb 2018
It is necessary to overcome this segregated interpretation of "our history" and "their history", paving the way for a more humble approach towards the peoples' region and their sufferance. This new attitude will help to reshape the paradigmatic schemes ...
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Eric Hobsbawm'dan Latin Amerika üzerine yazılar: Yaşasın Devrim

CNN Türk - 16 Feb 2018
Ünlü tarihçi Eric J. Hobsbawm'ın Latin Amerika üzerine yazdığı makalelerin derlemesi olan Yaşasın Devrim, İletişim Yayınları tarafından yayımlanıyor. Latin Amerika'da 1960'lı yıllardan başlayarak 40 yıl boyunca devam eden değişimleri tüm canlılığıyla ...
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Hobsbawm's Long Century

Jacobin magazine - 09 Jun 2017
One long century ago, on June 9, 1917, not quite halfway between the February Revolution and the October Revolution, Eric Hobsbawm was born in Alexandria, Egypt. The lifelong communist died only five years ago, in 2012 at the age of ninety-five. He ...
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The Left in a Foxhole?

Jacobin magazine - 12 Feb 2018
As Eric Hobsbawm famously remarked, he came to save capitalism from itself. But to leave it at that is to miss the most important point. The crucial question is not merely what Keynes was trying to save — and the term “capitalism” does not adequately ...
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En busca de la revolución que no fue

Clarín.com - 27 Jan 2018
En 1936 Eric Hobsbawm –19 años, comunista y aprendiz de historiador– viajó a España en bicicleta, para ver qué pasaba y eventualmente sumarse al bando republicano. En la frontera fue detenido, interrogado y expulsado por una patrulla anarquista, que lo ...
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World View: Centenary of Russian revolution well worth marking

Irish Times - 11 Nov 2017
One of its principal contemporary historians, Sheila Fitzpatrick, reviewing five anniversary books earlier this year in the London Review of Books, pointed out that Eric Hobsbawm, writing in the late 1980s, regarded the revolution as the central event ...
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La fe profana gana terreno en cada rincón de la provincia

Diario Uno - 25 Feb 2018
El historiador Hugo Chumbita indica que el concepto de bandolerismo social fue acuñado por Eric Hobsbawm en 1965. Descubrió la uniformidad con que se reitera un tipo excepcional de salteador rural, solidario con los campesinos frente a sus opresores ...
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Columna de Fernando Villegas: Gatopardismo corriente

LaTercera - 24 Feb 2018
Piénsese que el PPD está, en el fondo, en situación más difícil que la decé, la cual al menos puede evocar una larga trayectoria y una creencia con nombre y apellido, el “humanismo cristiano”. El PPD carece de todo eso, de historia y de doctrina, de ...
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O otimismo míope dos neo-iluministas, por Carlos Coimbra

Jornal GGN - 23 Feb 2018
Dessa forma, percebi que boa parte do esforço de Pinker se concentrou na desconstrução da obra histórica de Eric Hobsbawm, que, ao contrário de Pinker, vê a Revolução Francesa e Rousseau como elementos-chave para explicar o progresso social dos últimos ...
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Mujer, identidad y ciudadanía

LetrasLibres.com - 13 Feb 2018
Hace más de veinte años, a mediados de la década de los 90, el historiador marxista Eric Hobsbawm ya había advertido de una inercia que consideraba peligrosa. La convergencia de las posturas liberal y marxista en esta cuestión no debería llamar la ...
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Migranti, alcune proposte di soluzione strutturali

L'HuffPost - 19 Feb 2018
È necessario superare questa interpretazione dicotomica che divide la "nostra storia" dalla "loro storia", aprendo la strada a un approccio più umile verso i popoli della regione e il loro carico di sofferenza. Ciò permetterà di guardare con occhi ...

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