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The short 3 day week

I’d like to write about the foolishness of trying to cram all the work into 3 days, so I can record at the weekend, but honestly, my brain hurts too much. 343 more words

History

In Defence of Hobsbawm's 'Primitive Rebels' Thesis

To what extent has the historiography of anarchism in Spain advanced since Eric Hobsbawm advanced his thesis of ‘primitive rebels’?

Anarchism made its first appearance in Spain between 1868 and 1873, during the country’s bourgeois revolutionary period ‘when pillars of the old semi-feudal regime finally collapsed’. 2,396 more words

Essays

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. 777 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

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