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Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies

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at the played by Expropriators Haiduks Avengers Noble Robbers and It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet the sense of action and purpose if occasionally murderous possessed by some of the figures in the book is an example of anti authoritarianism that shames some of the narcissitic revolutionaries plaguing our own times Because Hobsbawm is the author I m awarding 3 stars Had of the narcissitic revolutionaries plaguing our own times Because Hobsbawm is the author I m awarding 3 stars Had author been unknown 2 stars would probably be my rating Frankly I found the book mostly turgid confusing Hobsbawm has certain theories about the nature of bandits rebels righters of social wrongs in myth flesh blood but I amned if I can tell you what they. Bandits is a study of the social bandit or bandit rebel robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals but rather as champions of social justice as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters Wheth.
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Rist groups conveniently plug themselves in an expropriate stuff for the cause The only two chapters apart from the appendices And Updated Postscript That Were updated postscript that were relevant and interesting were the ones regarding the role the Russian Anarchist Bandits played The Writing Workshop during the early 20thC but Hobsbawm reallyoes not like them being Anarchists and so on up until the Civil War after the 1917 Revolution oddly Nestor Makhno is not mentioned in this short book and the chapter on Expropriation with an excellent short biography of an Anarchist called Francesc Sabat Llopart
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refugee from Spanish Civil War who later performed guerilla operations against Franco working across the Pyrenees who I suppose epitomised the Social Bandit that this book heavily eals with and theorises upon According to Bakunin the famous. Are deals with and theorises upon According to Bakunin the famous. Are throughout the world Setting the historical figures against the ballads legends and films they have inspired the author's examples range across the last four hundred years and come from Europe the Americas Africa and As.

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Are Nevertheless he oes recount the careers of several the flesh blood variety this section which is sadly too careers of several of the flesh blood variety section which is sadly too is where the merit of the book lies One bandit in particular a Catalan whose career spanned the years of the Spanish Civil War as well as the post war Franco era was particularly interesting I Distant Echoes Finding Keys To Life After Abuse d read a biography of that guy This is a concise survey of the social phenomenon of banditry and why it isifferent than plain criminality as well as political revolutionaries although it obviously shares significant features of both As always Hobsbawm s Marxist analysis obscures the religious ethnic and racial underpinnings of banditry and although written in 1968 overlooks the role of any women at all in the peasantry Useful for my reading in this case for being an archetype into which terro. Er Balkan haiduks Indian acoits or Brazilian congaceiros their spectacular exploits have been celebrated and preserved in story and myth Some are known only to their own countrymen; others like Robin Hood Rob Roy and Jesse James. Bandits by Eric J. Hobsbawm


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    Characters Bandits by Eric J. Hobsbawm Summary ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¹ Eric J. Hobsbawm Eric J. Hobsbawm ¹ 7 Free read The sharpest historical mind of the last century turns his eye on pre Marxian revolutionaries bandits mafias anarchist peasants and the like from 1789 1900 and what emerges is a very colorful portrait of people usually rural in origin although Hobsbawm does spend a chapter on the urban mob who are usually not talked about in broad ranging histories on unrest and revolution we see Italian peasants turn to the Ma

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    (Bandits by Eric J. Hobsbawm) PDF NEW ☆ Eric J. Hobsbawm Robin Hood Pancho Villa enormous numbers of obscure backwoods bandits you’ll never of heard of are supposed to have robbed from the rich to give to the poor Hobsbawm takes a swing at this confusion of myth and

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    (Bandits by Eric J. Hobsbawm) PDF NEW ☆ Eric J. Hobsbawm Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies Looks at the roles played by Expropriators Haiduks Avengers Noble Robbers and It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of action and purpose if occasionally murderous po

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