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Globalisation, Democracy And Terrorism


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Eric Hobsbawm was born in Alexandria in 1917 and educated in Vienna, Berlin, London and Cambridge. A distinguished historian, he is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, with honorary degrees from universities in several countries.Author Location: London, UKTHE AGE OF CAPITAL (978 0 349 10480 5) / THE AGE OF EMPIRE (+10598 7) / AGE OF EXTREMES: THE SHORT 20th CENTURY (+10671 7) / REVOLUTIONARIES (+12056 0)


** 'Hobsbawm is as intellectually lively and politically provocative as ever in these lectures on the "barbarisation" of society through technology, economic activity and globalisation' THE TIMES ** 'This collection of recent essays gives a good sense of the vigour and passion with which this famous intellectual surveys the contemporary world' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH ** 'Britain's greatest living left-wing historian ... GLOBALISATION, DEMOCRACY AND TERRORISM picks up where the bestselling AGE OF EXTREMES and THE NEW CENTURY left off' THE SCOTSMAN ** 'Hobsbawm is one of the leading intellectual authors of the concepts and language in which all of us now discuss our situation. He sketches here with great lucidity and his usual effortless compression the new landscape of the 21st century' GUARDIAN ** 'Eric Hobsbawm rounds off his splendid histories of the 19th and 20th centuries with a look at the factors that will shape the 21st ... This book contains many valuable insights, presented in a clear and concrete fashion; it deserves to be widely read' SOCIALIST REVIEW ** 'The lasting impression of these speeches is of a fiercely unsentimental historian who has not stopped speaking out against Western imperialism' METRO

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