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The Age of Capital: 1848-1875 Paperback – 1 Sep 1996

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage; Third Impression edition (1 Sept. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679772545
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679772545
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 2.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 26 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,503,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Eric Hobsbawm is one of the few genuinely great historians of our century." --The New Republic

"Brilliant. . . . [This period] must be understood from a global perspective. Hobsbawm is at his best when he dissects the bourgeois culture of 'repectability.'" --The New York Times Book Review

"One of the great achievements of historical writing in recent decades." --The New York Review of Books

About the Author

Born in 1917, Eric Hobsbawm was educated in Austria, Germany, and England. He was Emeritus Professor of history at Birbeck College, University of London, and Emeritus Universtiy Professor of politics and socity at the New School for Social Research. He is the author of more than fourteen books, including The Age of Revolution, The Age of Empire, The Age of Extremes, and The Jazz Scene. He died in 2012.


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