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Age of Extremes

Joy Hakim

Age of Extremes

by Joy Hakim

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11763364M
    ISBN 101417749024
    ISBN 109781417749027

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    The Age of Extremes is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the 20th century. Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of the troubled 20th century and makes challenging predicitions for the future. Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century by Eric Hobsbawm and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at solstemcell.com


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For the captains of industry men like Andrew Carnegie/5(27). Free download or read online The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, pdf (ePUB) (Modern History Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Eric Hobsbawm.

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evil, but a richly nuanced texture interwoven with the fascinating, interesting lives of thousands of people. A History of US volume 8 covers 'An Age of Extremes,' A fascinating age, Hakim masterfully covers the wide disparity between the rich and the poor, the native-born and the immigrant; children will learn about monopolies, labor Brand: Oxford University Press.

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Your purchase helps support NPR programming. The Age of Extremes can best be understood as a testimonial to that left, Hobsbawm's effort to explain how such a worthy enterprise has now ended in abject and humiliating failure, its ideals discredited, its vast pretensions demolished.

Above all, in recounting the "short twentieth century's" descent into barbarism, Hobsbawm seeks to absolve. THE AGE OF EXTREMES is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the twentieth century. Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of the troubled twentieth century and makes challenging predicitions for the future.

Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Age of Extremes: A Short 20th book by Eric Hobsbawm. An incisive overview of the history of the twentieth century reviews the legacy of two world wars, the Depression, the end of colonialism, the Cold War, the Free shipping over $Cited by: Feb 01,  · Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, –, the Golden Age, –, and the Landslide, –, 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/5.

About The Age of Extremes. Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, –, the Golden Age, –, and the Landslide, –, 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.

Dec 01,  · THE AGE OF EXTREMES is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the twentieth century. Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of the troubled twentieth century and makes challenging predicitions for the future/5(K).

LibraryThing Review User Review - solstemcell.com - LibraryThing. Hobsbawm is a provocative guide to the "Short Twentieth Century." He is usually labeled a Marxist historian, but from reading his tetralogy, of which this is the final volume, I see him more as a /5(8).

The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, By Eric Hobsbawm. Pantheon Books,Written by a venerable Marxist historian and intellectual, the book chronicles the "short twentieth century," from the outbreak of World War I in to the fall of the Soviet Union in Hobsbawm comes to the gloomy conclusion that.

A troubling look at world history during the ``Short Twentieth Century,'' from to Hobsbawm (History/Univ. of London; The Jazz Age,etc.) divides his review of this tumultuous period into thirds: the ``Age of Catastrophe'' from throughwhen the world was continually either engaged in vastly destructive wars or preparing for them; the ``Golden Age,'' from to THE AGE OF EXTREMES is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the twentieth century.

Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of t. The Age of Extremes audiobook, by Joy Hakim For the captains of industry-men like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J.P.

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But for millions of immigrant workers, Price: $ Mimi Sheller, AB Harvard University (), MA () and PhD () New School for Social Research, is a professor of sociology and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University.

Eric Hobsbawm has produced a superb overview of the middle three-quarters of the 20th century. Age of Extremes is broadly chronological, but does not offer a narrative of events, instead tackling broad themes in nineteen largely self-contained chapters.

The topics on which Hobsbawm focuses are the advent of total war, the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression, the end of liberalism and the.May 28,  · The Age Of Extremes: Is A Book By Eric Hobsbawm Words | 8 Pages.

The Age of Extremes, The Short Twentieth Century, is a book by Eric Hobsbawm, proclaim in In it, Hobsbawm comments on what he sees as the disastrous failures of rank socialists, capitalism, and nationality; he offers an indifferently skeptical take.But An Age of Extremes portraysthe other end of the American spectrum, too--the influx of immigrant workers, the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, the creation of the Populist Party, and the appearance of Mother Jones, John Muir, Lee Vick, and Jane solstemcell.com was a time of growth and dissent- .