Bandits is a book by Eric Hobsbawm, first published in It focuses on the concept of bandits within the mythology, folklore, and literature of Europe. In an age of narrow specialists, Eric Hobsbawm remains the supreme generalist. .. for sheer intelligence he has no superior in the historical. Bandits is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel – robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions.
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It falls far from Hobsbawm’s standard of combining great prose with scientific rigour and for the greatest part I was bored with repetitive comments on banditry and quite long lists of bandits’ names.
May 20, Leonard Pierce rated it really liked it Shelves: Welcome to Night Vale: Robin Hood, secret societies, revolutionary peasants, Mafiosi, Spanish Civil War hobsbadm, pre-industrial mobs and riots – all of which have fed in to our notions of dissent in the modern world.
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Eric Hobsbawm’s ‘Bandits’
Resistance, Rebellion, and Jazz. When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. They wanted an end to it: For this new edition Hobsbawm has substantially extended and revised his original text.
Aleks rated it really liked it Dec 30, In his autobiography Interesting Times: Among social bandits there are three main historical categories: According to Bakunin the famous Anarchist theoreticiana Bandit is: In this way, these two books had an influence far beyond that of their immediate subjects. As we follow the path to their inevitable collision, it becomes clear just what was lost in that one day. Jim Rimmer rated it really liked it Aug 16, Difficult Women by Roxane Gay.
Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm
BANDITS is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel – robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions bajdits social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters. While the war launched and leveled nations, spurred economic growth, and saw the rise and fall of global Fascism, New York City would eventually emerge as the new capital of the world.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I thought it hobbawm interesting and engaging, though I’ve moved it to the other-nonfiction shelf since I’m not sure it’s entirely of use to an extemper.
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Hobsbaw, is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel – robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions of social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters. John and Allen P. Some are only know to their fellow countrymen; others like Rob Roy, Robin Hood and Jesse James are famous throughout the world. Hobsbawm ‘s key thesis was that outlaws were individuals living on the edges of rural societies by robbing and plundering, who hobsbawj often seen by ordinary people as heroes or beacons of popular resistance.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There was one striking exception to the otherwise rather flat and dry writing. I was so engaged in this man’s story narrated by Hobsbawm that banditd some point I felt like I was reading a novel and not actual history.