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Not that much can be done about this, but be aware that the pages are rather "glossy" making pencil annotations difficult.Published 4 months ago by AMT
For me, Hobsbawm is the best historian of the 20th Century. His global view and hard-edged analysis is powerful and his prose had that grand Churchillian cadence. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Robert C. Berring
His analysis of events is without equal. Writing is clear and enjoyable to read. Nations is a must for those who want a better understanding of our world.Published on February 9, 2014 by Amazon Customer
After all how wonderful are the books by Hobsbowm. I am his reader from "the primitive style of the resist"(1971, in Japanese)Published on February 8, 2013 by Shin Ichi Takado
Hobsbawm's thesis here is that with the emergence of a stable dual-polar national power structure, the influence of nationalism based on mythological ethno-linguistic `nations'... Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by J. Edgar Mihelic, MBA
According to the book "Nations and Nationalism since 1780" by Professor Hobsbawm, the national feelings of people will fade and, eventually, disappear. Read morePublished on October 24, 2008 by F. Brauer
Hobsbawm takes issues the premise that the "nation" is the genesis of social groups. He writes, "Nations as a natural way of classifying men as an inherent political destiny is a... Read morePublished on October 5, 2007 by Matthew P. Arsenault
Does not refute its existence. Hobsawm's arguments about the creation of nationalism are quite true, but he takes as his starting point, not the cultures that Nationalism... Read morePublished on December 31, 2006 by Indigenous wise man