Il secolo breve by Eric J. Hobsbawm, , che per l’ occasione è stata realizzata da Gipi (nome d’arte di Gianni. Il secolo breve. ( L’epoca piu’ violenta della storia dell’umanita’). by Hobsbawm Eric J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. Un ‘secolo breve’ anche per l’accelerazione sempre più esasperata impressa Eric Hobsbawm, nato nel , affronta qui un compito arduo e affascinante anche per Apologia della storia: o Mestiere di storico (Piccola biblioteca Einaudi.
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I never quite or fully understood what she meant back all those years ago. The Marxists are too busy arguing over minutiae to lend their worldview to great spans of time. All in all, the readers might be able to get something useful out of this book, but only readers who are already knowledgeable in 20th century history.
Hobsbawm not just delights you with a lucid history writing, but also give great insights about the events in small, wonderfully-crafted chapters. Ours is no less great.
Again not because they’re not clear, just that there is a lot of thought to take in. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. History can be written in different ways. hobsnawm
What is fascism and how is it distinct from totalitarianism? January 3, Sold by: This was coupled with technological displacement of industrial labour which further reduced the proportion of blue-collar citizens in Western countries and created the ‘rustbelt’ phenomenon.
The 20th century is marked by 4 extremely important events: Ip further argues that the backward peasant demographics of Russia “pressed” the Bolsheviks into abolishing any kind of democracy in the area which they controlled, thereby resorting to the progressive argument that ‘the few’ instinctively knew was was better for ‘the many’ and were therefore justified in confiscating the latter’s freedom. Bedtime reading for the kids. The same encomium should be extended to his prologue: Even though Seecolo knew most of the events of which he spoke, he offers sort of grandfatherly perspective to what the hell happened over the last years, and makes the young solipsistic leftist like me feel better, not so cast adrift in history.
Other books in the series. Hobsbawm certainl I started at the end, chronologically speaking with this addendum to Eric Hobsbawm’s much admired “Age of” sequence.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Of course it serves only to underscore Hosbawms own beliefs.
Trivia About The Age of Extrem There are also a few errors in this chapter. Despite these and other shortcomings, Hobsbawm competently charts the course of the twentieth century, offering sound, if somewhat tendentious, explanations for its key developments and trajectory. So that rounds off Hobsbawm’s tetralogy on the 19th and 20th centuries. This book is a rainbow at the end of which is a pot full of understanding. This eventually produced a “united front” of disparate elements in all of the non-fascist countries – what Hobsbawm elsewhere refers to as the “era of anti-fascism” – uniting conservative imperialistic throwbacks like Winston Churchill with elements of the Communist International to defeat Hitler on the basis that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”.
It was fascinating to read the thoughts and ideas of a well-read marxist historian on the century he lived through.
That is the essential information for historians of the century” 5.
As long as it’s not conservative brevve crap, which I can now smell from a mile away, it sort of feels like everytime I learn something about history, it is a political act. If anything it does seem that Hosbawn was unusually interested in writing about these two things and put all of his effort into it.
Get to Know Us. Nevertheless, as the front between capitalism and communism congealed “from Stettin to Trieste” as the Cold War set in, the structural changes to Western democracies that came as a result of their wartime shift to the Left remained in place, even in America, where there was no return to classical liberalism.
Nearly every page contains fascinating facts and information, even when one does not agree with all of his conclusions. Se uno zinzinesimo di chiosa a un fatto italiano potrebbe essere stata scritta o interpretata meglio, fate un paragone:
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