"The Age of Empire"
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The paper examines Eric Hobsbawm's book "The Age of Empire," that covers the period from 1875 to 1914. The paper looks at how Hobsbawm describes the industrialization of the West and the narrowing of the gap between the developed and the developing worlds.
From the Paper:"Eric Hobsbawm's book "The Age of Empire" is one of several books the author has written on different periods in history, this one covering the period from 1875 to 1914. This book was published in 1987. By the beginning of this period, as Hobsbawm notes, history was truly global, with almost all parts of the world known and mapped, with most areas accessible by ship and railroad, with travel reduced to a matter of weeks rather than months, with a growing population in most of the world, with the West industrialized and other parts of the world trying to follow suit, and with the gap between the developed world and the Third Worlds narrowing as never before. Hobsbawm sees the world of the time as being in two parts,..."
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"The Age of Empire" (2006, December 01) Retrieved February 16, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/the-age-of-empire-130212/
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