by E. J. Hobsbawm
Paperback, 627 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $19 |
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An overview of the history of the twentieth century reviews the legacy of two world wars, the Depression, the end of colonialism, the Cold War, the collapse of the USSR, and the era's technological and scientific advances
September 1, 2006 Eric Hobsbawm's The Age of Extremes completes his four-book study of world history that began with The Age of Revolution in 1962. Author and historian Michael Kazin talks about its significance.
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