Interesting Times: A Twentieth-Century Life (Revised)

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Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
New Press
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Pages
448
Dimensions
6.14 X 1.28 X 9.32 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781565849655
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About the Author

Eric Hobsbawm was born in Alexandria in 1917 and educated in Austria, Germany and England. He taught at Birkbeck College, University of London, and then at the New School for Social Research in New York. In addition to The Age of Revolution, The Age of Capital, The Age of Empire and The Age of Extremes, his books include Bandits, Revolutionaries, Uncommon People, and his memoir Interesting Times. Eric Hobsbawm died in 2012.

Reviews

"A remarkable autobiography... Mr. Hosbawm is of that generation of pioneering British cultural historians who united behind a simple belief History should not be written exclusively by and for the winners."
--"The New York Observer"
"Hobsbawm portrays a turbulent world of frontier-crossing and meetings in back rooms in Berlin, of refugees and resistance fighters, Yugoslav partisans and death camp survivors, louche poets and secret agents courageous Communists and squalid betrayals."
--"The Nation"
"The popular people's historian who has influenced our understanding of the previous three centuries like no other."
--"The Boston Globe"

"A remarkable autobiography Mr. Hosbawm is of that generation of pioneering British cultural historians who united behind a simple belief History should not be written exclusively by and for the winners."
The New York Observer
"Hobsbawm portrays a turbulent world of frontier-crossing and meetings in back rooms in Berlin, of refugees and resistance fighters, Yugoslav partisans and death camp survivors, louche poets and secret agents courageous Communists and squalid betrayals."
The Nation
"The popular people's historian who has influenced our understanding of the previous three centuries like no other."
The Boston Globe
"
"A remarkable autobiography... Mr. Hosbawm is of that generation of pioneering British cultural historians who united behind a simple belief History should not be written exclusively by and for the winners."
--The New York Observer

"Hobsbawm portrays a turbulent world of frontier-crossing and meetings in back rooms in Berlin, of refugees and resistance fighters, Yugoslav partisans and death camp survivors, louche poets and secret agents courageous Communists and squalid betrayals."
--The Nation

"The popular people's historian who has influenced our understanding of the previous three centuries like no other."
--The Boston Globe