Eric Hobsbawm traces with brilliant anlytical clarity the transformation brought about in evry sphere of European life by the Dual revolution - the 1789 French revolution and the Industrial Revolution that originated in Britain. This enthralling and original account highlights the significant sixty years when industrial capitalism established itself in Western Europe and when Europe established the domination over the rest of the world it was to hold for half a century.
The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848
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Eric Hobsbawm Was A Fellow Of The British Academy And The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences. Before Retirement He Taught At Birkbeck College, University Of London, And After Retirement At The New School For Social Research In New York. His Previous Books Include The Age Of Extremes, The Age Of Revolution And The Age Of Empire. He Died At The Age Of Ninety-Five In October 2012 .