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The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991

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Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, 1914-1950, the Golden Age, 1950-1973, and the Landslide, 1973-1991, Hobsbawm marshals a vast array of data into a volume of unparalleled inclusiveness, vibrancy, and insight, a work that ranks with his classics The Age of Empire and The Age of Revolution. Includes 32 pages of photos.

Table of Contents

The age of total war — The world revolution — Into the economic abyss — The fall of liberalism — Against the common enemy — The arts 1914-1945 — End of empires — Cold War — The golden years — The social revolution 1945-1990 — Cultural revolution — The third world — áReal socialism' — The crisis decades — Third world and revolution — End of socialism — The avant-garde dies - the arts after 1950 — Sorcerers and apprentices - the natural sciences — Towards the millennium.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679730057
Subtitle:
A History of the World, 1914-1991
Author:
Hobsbawm, Eric
Author:
Hobsbawm, Eric J.
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
History, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Subject:
history;20th century;non-fiction;world history;politics;europe;20th century history;marxism;war;world;modern history;european history;communism;cold war;social history;fascism;totalitarianism;contemporary;socialism;wwii;economics;wwi;eric hobsbawm;modern;
Subject:
history;20th century;non-fiction;world history;politics;europe;20th century history;marxism;war;world;modern history;european history;communism;cold war;social history;fascism;totalitarianism;contemporary;socialism;wwii;economics;wwi;eric hobsbawm;modern;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
19960213
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32PP OF PHOTOS (68 BandW PHOTOS)
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.3 in 1.375 lb

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