Articles by Eric Hobsbawm
NLR 101, September-October 2016, pp. 37-47in
Subjects: History and Historiography, Social Theory
A warm but critical appreciation of Bourdieu’s corpus, focusing on his engagement with the work of historians and asking what the latter can draw from his ambitious social theorizing and the conceptual tool-box it supplies.Read this article or download a PDF file
NLR 61, January-February 2010, pp. 133-150in
Subjects: History and Historiography, Nationalism, World Economy and Globalization
The author of Age of Extremes discusses the major developments since the end of the Cold War. Amid the turbulence of capital’s advance, what larger problems should historians seek to understand?Read this article or download a PDF file
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