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Fair and balanced…

Following Eric Hobsbawm’s death, I emphasized a text by Tony Judt where the late historian/public intellectual dealt quite harshly with Hobsbawm’s intellectual legacy.  While looking for something else (as always…), I found yesterday this review piece by Hobsbawm and a … Continue reading

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Pace Eric Hobsbawm (1917-2012)

Eric Hobsbawm died October 1st at age 95. BBC News has an obituary here. I know Hobsbawm’s work mostly as a teacher, and I will be using in class his three-volumes The Making of the Modern World as well as … Continue reading

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