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Castro’s death and the end of the “Long Century”: revolutions of ideas more than armed revolutions for a democratic future

Eric Hobsbawm defined the 19th century as “The Long Nineteenth Century”, starting in 1789 and ending in 1914, and the 20th century as the “The Short Twentieth Century”, from 1914 to 1991. 775 more words

Una entrevista inédita a Eric Hobsbawm

Eric Hobsbawm: Soy Eric Hobsbawm, un historiador muy viejo. Por casualidad os he llamado en el mismo día en que celebro mi cumpleaños 94. Durante toda mi vida escribí principalmente sobre la historia de los movimientos sociales, la historia general de Europa y del mundo en los Siglos XIX y XX. 2,404 more words


This Changes Not Very Much: Reflections on the state reaction to the Paris murders

“To all those who have seen these awful things, I want to say we are going to lead a war which will be pitiless.” said Francois Hollande after the murders in Paris on November 13th. 2,733 more words


Three Poems About the Mountains

How quick the implacable axe
felled to the ground
oaks and holm oaks
and by the light of darling dawn
how bald appears
the mountain crest! 1,921 more words