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THE HISTORY OF THE FALKLANDS AFTER HOBSBAWM

At the end of April 2014 I spoke at the History After Hobsbawm Conference as part of a panel on Marxist and post-Marxist social history.  Fittingly, I presented a collaborative collective project on protest… 594 more words

The Eighties

A (semi-regular) status check

No particular reason, feel free to ignore this one as just me talking to myself.

I’m about 40% through The Age of Extremes, and it’s beginning to get interesting. 382 more words

Reading

Put this Belle Epoque in your pipe and smoke it

I recently finished the third book in Hobsbawm’s historical overview from 1789-1991. The “long nineteenth century” is covered by the first three books: The Age of Revolution (1789-1848), The Age of Capital (1848-1875) and The Age of Empire (1875-1914). 807 more words

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