Hobsbawm and the Analitic History

Mario Jose de Lima mjlima at SPAMuol.com.br
Fri Aug 4 19:50:54 MDT 2000


Ufa! Até que enfim!

----- Original Message -----
From: Ivonaldo Neres Leite <ivonaldo.leite at netc.pt>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 10:08 PM
Subject: Hobsbawm and the Analitic History


>
> > Jim Blaut Wrote
> >
> > > 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
> > > Nation-State."
> > > I hit him very hard.
> > >
> > > Jim Blaut
> > >
> > > 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.
>
>
>  Well, sometimes the people need to read better. Because a fast look
> deceives
> and so the people see things don´t exist. First, my interest is to debate
> Hobsbawm's historical method because he continues working whit the
Economic
> History and valorizing the "big History". He didn´t adhere the
intellectual
> fashions. Second, a little of modesty is good... Someone can't agree whit
> Hobsbawm, but to say he doesn´t understand imperailism or he is an example
> of colonialist... Patience! Third,  personal bibliography isn´t
> argumentation in a debate.
>
> Ivonaldo Leite
>
>






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