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The age of empire, 1875-1914

The age of empire, 1875-1914

Author: E J Hobsbawm
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Erica Hobsbawm discusses the evolution of European economics, politics, arts, sciences, and cultural life from the height of the industrial revolution to the First World War. Hobsbawm combines vast erudition with a graceful prose style to re-create the epoch that laid the basis for the twentieth century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E J Hobsbawm
ISBN: 0679721754 9780679721758
OCLC Number: 18907020
Description: 404 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Overture --
The centenarian revolution --
An economy changes gear --
The age of empire --
The politics of democracy --
Workers of the world --
Waving flags: nations and nationalism --
Who's who or the uncertainties of the Bourgeoisie --
The new woman --
The arts transformed --
Certainties undermined: the sciences --
Reason and society --
Towards revolution --
From peace to war --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: E.J. Hobsbawm.

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Erica Hobsbawm discusses the evolution of European economics, politics, arts, sciences, and cultural life from the height of the industrial revolution to the First World War. Hobsbawm combines vast erudition with a graceful prose style to re-create the epoch that laid the basis for the twentieth century.
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