The Age Of Empire 1875-1914

by Eric Hobsbawm

The Age Of Empire 1875-1914 Synopsis

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.

The Age Of Empire 1875-1914 Press Reviews

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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349105987
Publication date: 1st February 1989
Author: Eric Hobsbawm
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Categories: General & world history, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000,

About Eric Hobsbawm

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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