Hobsbawm and the Analitic History
James M. Blaut
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Fri Aug 4 16:24:53 MDT 2000
I agree with Gary 100%. Hobsbawm is hopeless on thenational question and he
doesn't understand imperialism.
In my outofprint book _The National Question: Decolonizing the Theory of
Nationalism_ (Zed 1987), chapter 4 is entitled "Hobsbawm on the
I hit him very hard.
P.S. My book _The Colonizer's Model of the World, Volume 2: Eight
Eurocentric Historians_ is coming out this month (Guilford Press, NY). I
don't have a chapter on Hobsbawm though I thought of writing one.
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