Age of extremes: the short twentieth century, 1914-1991

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Michael Joseph, 1994 - History - 627 pages
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This is a brilliant book by a brilliant historian. He achieves what he set out to do - to write history in an enlightening manner. What is really nice, is that he has divided the subject of revolution ... Read full review

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Hobsbawm links the two great revolutionary years - 1789, the year of the French Revolution and 1848, the year of revolutions that swept Europe but whose effects were more subtle - and describes the ... Read full review

Contents

A Birds Eye View
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The Age of Catastrophe
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The Age of Total War
21
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