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Eric Hobsbawm, the Communist Who Explained History

Eric Hobsbawm was a historian and a Communist. The first pursuit brought him great success. When he died, in , at the age of ninety-five, nearly all of his books were still in print, his writings had been translated into more than fifty languages, and he was eulogized across the globe. The second pursuit ended less well. Hobsbawm joined the Communist Party in and stayed in it for about fifty years.

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This outstanding history describes and accounts for Britain's rise as the world's first industrial world power, its decline from the temporary dominance of the pioneer, its rather special relationship with the rest of the world notably the underdeveloped countries and the effects of all these on the life of the British people. Read more Read less. Previous page.

Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution

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Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution

In Industry and Empire , Hobsbawm explores the origin and dramatic course of the Industrial Revolution over two hundred and fifty years and its influence on social and political institutions. This new edition includes a fascinating summary of events of the last twenty years, and an illuminating new conclusion. He is the author of The Age of The New Press is a nonprofit public-interest book publisher. Your gift will support The New Press in continuing to leverage books for social change.

A life-long Marxist , his socio-political convictions influenced the character of his work. Hobsbawm was born in Alexandria , Egypt , and spent his childhood mainly in Vienna and Berlin. Following the death of his parents and the rise to power of Adolf Hitler , Hobsbawm moved to London with his adoptive family.

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The age of empire, / E.J. Hobsbawm.—1st Vintage Books industrial revolution in Britain, which established the limitless capacity of the productive.


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  1. Gleamelinun

    Anyone can learn for free on OpenLearn, but signing-up will give you access to your personal learning profile and record of achievements that you earn while you study.

  2. Yolande Г.

    Premier historian Eric Hobsbawm's brilliant study of the Industrial Revolution, which sold more than a quarter of a million copies in its original edition, is now back in print, updated for a new generation.

  3. Permostbeltfea

    INDUSTRY AND EMPIRE. From to the Present Day. ALSO BY ERIC HOBSBAWM. E. J. HOBSBAWM. This edition revised and updated with.

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