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5.0 out of 5 stars Prelude to Today
This is the third in a series of four. The series consists of 'The Age of Revolution: Europe, 1789-1848', 'The Age of Capital, 1848-75', 'The Age of Empire, 1875-1914' (this volume) and finally, 'Age of Extremes : The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991', the latter being added to the series after a considerable gap.

They all follow basically the same format but,...
Published on 28 Feb. 2011 by Diziet

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2.0 out of 5 stars unintelligible
My problem with Hobsbawm is not his left-wing perspective, with which I sympathise, nor with his attempt to write a grand, sweeping history of the period - an inane tendency to ever greater specialisation is apparent in the works of too many historians, eager to be considered experts in their own minute field and fearful of addressing the big picture... What irritates me...
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 22 Sept. 2014
a fundamental text for thiose who like to know what happened in the recent past
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 14 Feb. 2015
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 24 Nov. 2014
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One of the best history books
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 Oct. 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 5 Feb. 2013
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Good quality second hand book that is need for uni history, Was sent quickly and with minimal fuss. Very pleased
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 21 Mar. 2013
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Good. No problems in placing the order or receiving the product at home. Good product as well. I recommend it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hobsbawm, 2 Nov. 2012
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Sorry, haven't finished reading yet. Read Hobsbawm before, so I expected to be challenged by more of his books and of course, I am.
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The Age of Empire. 1875-1914 (History of Civilization)
The Age of Empire. 1875-1914 (History of Civilization) by ERIC HOBSBAWM (Hardcover - 12 May 1988)
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