• The Age of Empire

  • 1875-1914
  • By: Eric Hobsbawm
  • Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (76 ratings)

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By: Eric Hobsbawm
Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
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Eric Hobsbawm discusses the evolution of European economics, politics, arts, sciences, and cultural life from the height of the industrial revolution to the First World War. Hobsbawm combines vast erudition with a graceful prose style to re-create the epoch that laid the basis for the 20th century.

©1987 The Trustees of the Eric Hobsbawm Literary Estate (P)2020 Tantor
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  • Categories: History

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Superb Overview of the 40 Years before WWI

An excellent view into the late-19th and early-20th history of European thought, politics, arts, and sciences. Wonderful narration as well. A must-listen for history nerds, along with Hobsbawm's other 3 works in his tetralogy covering 1789-1991.

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