The Nineteenth Century is the topic of this book, with the French Revolution and the earlier American Revolution forming the axis which produced the new class of the liberal bourgeoisie. The author shows how this new class rose, succeeded and eventually fell.
Eric Hobsbawm was a Fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Before retirement he taught at Birkbeck College, University of London, and after retirement at the New School for Social Research in New York. Previous books include AGE OF EXTREMES, THE AGE OF REVOLUTION and THE AGE OF EMPIRE. He died 1st October 2012
The Age of Empire, 1875-1914 by E. J. Hobsbawm
E. J. Hobsbawm
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