Age of Extremes - The Short Twentieth Century   1914-1991

Age of Extremes - The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991

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Author: Eric Hobsbawn
Publisher: Vintage
Year: 1994
Language: English
Pages: 626
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0679730052


This work is currently out of print.Falling in to three main chronological divisions-The age ofCatastrophe. The golden Age and The Landslide- Age of Extremes is a highly readable and stimulating reassessment of our century by a historian celebrated for his vivid writing and the range and depth of his scholarship.

a superbly rich and erudite portrait of a society which was evolving rapidly under a variety of pressures- economic, technological and political. Douglas Johnson, Literary Supplement.


Preface and Acknowledgements
The Century: A Bird's Eye View

PART ONE: The Age of Catastrophe
PART TWO: The Golden Age


Further Reading