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The Age Of Empire 1875-1914 by Eric Hobsbawm


The Age Of Empire 1875-1914 by Eric Hobsbawm

The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society.


Hobsbawm is a master historian * INDEPENDENT * A superbly rich and erudite portrait of a society which was evolving rapidly under a avriety of pressures - economic, technological and political * TLS * A superb achievment, incisive, illuminating and readable * Sunday TIMES * Magnificent * The GUARDIAN *

About the Author

Eric Hobsbawn is a fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he taught until retirement at Birkbeck College, University of London, and since then at the New York School for Social Reseach in New York.

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Publication date

1st February 1989


Eric Hobsbawm

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Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


448 pages


General & world history
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000



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