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Highlighting Eric Hobsbawm's passionate concern for the lives and struggles of ordinary men and women, Uncommon People brings back into print his classic works on labor history, working people, and social protest, pairing them with more recent, previously unpublished pieces on everything from the villainy of Roy Cohen to the genius of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holliday. Uncommon People offers both an exciting introduction for the uninitiated as well as a broad-ranging retrospective of the work of "the best-known living historian in the world" (The Times, London).

Synopsis:

An engaging and eclectic collection of essays

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565845596
Subtitle:
Resistance, Rebellion and Jazz
Author:
Hobsbawm, Eric J.
Author:
Hobsbawm, Eric J.
Author:
Hobsbawm, E. J.
Publisher:
The New Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Working class -- History.
Subject:
General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 18.5 lb

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