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The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848
     

The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848

by Eric Hobsbawm
 

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This magisterial volume follows the death of ancient traditions, the triumph of new classes, and the emergence of new technologies, sciences, and ideologies, with vast intellectual daring and aphoristic elegance. Part of Eric Hobsbawm's epic four-volume history of the modern world, along with The Age of Capitalism, The Age of Empire, and The Age of

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This magisterial volume follows the death of ancient traditions, the triumph of new classes, and the emergence of new technologies, sciences, and ideologies, with vast intellectual daring and aphoristic elegance. Part of Eric Hobsbawm's epic four-volume history of the modern world, along with The Age of Capitalism, The Age of Empire, and The Age of Extremes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451621795
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/1964
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Born in 1917, Eric Hobsbawm was educated in Austria, Germany, and England.  He was Emeritus Professor of history at Birbeck College, University of London, and Emeritus Universtiy Professor of politics and socity at the New School for Social Research.  He is the author of more than fourteen books, including The Age of CapitalThe Age of EmpireThe Age of Extremes, and The Jazz Scene. He died in 2012.

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