The age of extremes a history of the world 1914 1991 englisch taschenbuch illustriert 13 februar 1996 von eric hobsbawm autor 46 von 5 sternen 104 sternebewertungen alle formate und ausgaben anzeigen andere formate und ausgaben ausblenden preis neu ab gebraucht ab gebundenes buch bitte wiederholen 7000 eur 2000 eur taschenbuch illustriert bitte wiederholen 1839 eur . The age of extremes the short twentieth century 1914 1991 is a book by eric hobsbawm published in 1994 in it hobsbawm comments on what he sees as the disastrous failures of state socialism capitalism and nationalism he offers an equally skeptical take on the progress of the arts and changes in society in the latter half of the twentieth century hobsbawm calls the period from the start of world war i to the fall of the so called soviet bloc the short twentieth century . Dividing the century into the age of catastrophe 1914 1950 the golden age 1950 1973 and the landslide 1973 1991 hobsbawm marshals a vast array of data into a volume of unparalleled inclusiveness vibrancy and insight a work that ranks with his classics the age of empire and the age of revolution in the short century between 1914 and 1991 the world has been convulsed by two global . The age of extremes a history of the world 1914 1991 author eric j hobsbawm editor pantheon books edition illustrated reprint publisher pantheon books 1994 original from the. In the short century between 1914 and 1991 the world has been convulsed by two global wars that swept away millions of lives and entire systems of government communism became a messianic faith and then collapsed ignominiously peasants became city dwellers housewives became workers and increasingly leaders populations became literate even as new technologies threatened to make print obsolete and the driving forces of history swung from europe to its former colonies
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