The Age of Extremes

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The Age of Extremes

A History of the World, 1914-1991

By Eric Hobsbawm

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679730057, 672pp.

Publication Date: February 13, 1996

Description

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. Includes 32 pages of photos.

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