Quotes by Eric Hobsbawm

About Eric Hobsbawm:

Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm was a British Marxist historian of the rise of industrial capitalism, socialism, and nationalism. His best-known works include his trilogy about what he called the "long 19th century" (The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789–1848, The Age of Capital: 1848–1875 and The Age of Empire: 1875–1914), The Age of Extremes on the short 20th century, and an edited volume that introduced the influential idea of "invented traditions".

Author Bio

  • NameEric Hobsbawm
  • DescriptionEric John Ernest Hobsbawm (9 June 1917 – 1 October 2012) was a British Marxist historian
  • AliasesEric John Ernest Hobsbawm
  • BornJune 9, 1917
  • DiedOctober 1, 2012
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Economic Historian; Social Historian; Historian
  • AwardsBalzan Prize