Author: Eric HobsbawnPublisher: VintageYear: 1994Language: EnglishPages: 626ISBN/UPC (if available): 0679730052
This work is currently out of print.Falling in to three main chronological divisions-The age ofCatastrophe. The golden Age and The Landslide- Age of Extremes is a highly readable and stimulating reassessment of our century by a historian celebrated for his vivid writing and the range and depth of his scholarship.a superbly rich and erudite portrait of a society which was evolving rapidly under a variety of pressures- economic, technological and political. Douglas Johnson, Literary Supplement.
IllustrationsPreface and AcknowledgementsThe Century: A Bird's Eye ViewPART ONE: The Age of CatastrophePART TWO: The Golden AgeReferencesFurther ReadingIndex