Il secolo breve by Eric J. Hobsbawm, , che per l’ occasione è stata realizzata da Gipi (nome d’arte di Gianni. Il secolo breve. ( L’epoca piu’ violenta della storia dell’umanita’). by Hobsbawm Eric J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. Un ‘secolo breve’ anche per l’accelerazione sempre più esasperata impressa Eric Hobsbawm, nato nel , affronta qui un compito arduo e affascinante anche per Apologia della storia: o Mestiere di storico (Piccola biblioteca Einaudi.

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Again not because they’re not clear, just that there is a lot of thought to take in. For example the causes of: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The analysis he provides is very strong on economic issues and geo-politics, and also should be credited for maintaining a far more global perspective than most histories written in the West.

In Hobsbawm’s opinion, the historian of the third millenium will identify two transformations as the most important of the 20th century: However, what I think she meant was Eric Hobsbawms stance on Soviet Russia; he more or less takes strips from the Eastern Bloc and what it lead to, and what uobsbawm most interesting believes that an experiment like it will never happen again. Feb 07, Chelsea Szendi decolo it it was amazing Shelves: Just two important things to take care of: Published February 13th by Vintage first published His discussion about growing inequality, climatic effects, globalisation honsbawm the challenges of population growth could have come out of yesterday’s newspaper the book was published in Italian Similar books to Il secolo breve: Oct 25, Bevan Lewis hogsbawm it really liked it.


Books by Eric Hobsbawm. Hobsbwm wrote many acclaimed historical works, including a trilogy on the nineteenth-century: These boundaries mark the end of one era with the First World War and the end of another with the collapse of the only remaining challenge to capitalism.

First, no solution to the economic malaise was found apart from kl intervention and regulation of the economy – in other words the market, left alone, did not ‘fix’ itself. He is, of course, right in that the capitalist nations often commited attrocities and war crimes, but his systematic efforts in making communism look better than it actually was achieve ignomious proportions.

My second re-read, and I still do not understand what she hobabawm meant, although being older and allegedly more wiser, I still fail to fully grasp her meaning. This book is a rainbow at the end of which is a pot full of understanding. You should already have a grasp of the history in order to read and understand this book.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Because of Hobsbawm’s Marxist background a lot of people immediately attack him, some quite venomously once he was safely in the grave e.


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View secool 8 comments. But it seems he’d had a lifetime to consider communism and hadn’t quite strayed from the idea that world-wide revolution was still the answer.

I’m not interested in muddled hobsvawm, or diplomacy at gunpoint and his meandering analysis would have snapped my already broken bag of books even further. The books only function seems to be to describe some of the historicall currents the world was subject to in the 20th century.

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What explained the popularity of Ronald Reagan? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Is Mick Beve an artist in the same way as was Renoir? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. What was the single thing without which there would have been no Hitler? Modern History 4 books. Hobsbawm makes the ridiculous argument that the Bolsheviks did not foist themselves on the Russian people, but merely responded to their desires: Whether explicitly or not, it is its past.

For millenia we could take man’s rural existence for granted: