Un buen día Eric J. Hobsbawm se sintió intrigado por el hecho de que las mismas historias sobre bandidos justicieros y redistribuidores de riqueza se repetían. Bandidos (Libros de Historia (Critica)) by Eric J. Hobsbawm at – ISBN – ISBN – Critica (Grijalbo. Relying on terms and concepts used by Eric J. Hobsbawm lFuria y Muette: Los Bandidos Chiamos (Los Angeles: University of California, ), p. 2.

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Consistente y un tanto pesado texto que descubre las historias de los muchos robin hood cercanos y lejanos. Books by Eric Hobsbawm. Mustafa Kurt rated it liked it Sep 09, Sant Cassia observed of Mediterranean bandits that they “are often romanticized afterward through nationalistic rhetoric and texts which circulate and have a life of their own, giving them a permanence and potency which transcends their localized domain and transitory nature”.

According to Bakunin the famous Anarchist theoreticiana Bandit is: The sharpest historical mind of the last century turns his eye on pre-Marxian revolutionaries–bandits, mafias, anarchist peasants and the like– fromand 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: Published by Abacus first published He wrote many acclaimed historical works, including a trilogy on the nineteenth-century: Feb 24, Sergio Forest rated it it was amazing.

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I love all that stuff. Inutile d’en dire long sur cette fonction. Koliopoulos and Paul Sant Cassia have criticised the social bandit theory, emphasising the frequent use of bandits as armatoloi by Ottoman authorities in suppressing the peasantry in defence of hogsbawm central state. Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.


The stories about bandits and robbers, the idea of bandodos social bandit as one that is both a hero and a ‘villan’ to his own class group. The section on haiduks was, I think, the best. The term social bandit was invented by the Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm in his book Primitive Rebels and book Bandits.

Refresh and try again. 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 Asia. Paperbackpages. El autor plantea caract. It falls far from Hobsbawm’s standard of combining great prose with scientific rigour and for the greatest part I was bored with repetitive comments on banditry and quite long lists of bandits’ names. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Bandidoa. Rob Duffy rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Hobsbawm ‘s key thesis was that outlaws were individuals living on the edges of rural societies by robbing and plundering, who are often seen by ordinary people as heroes or beacons of popular resistance. Historians and anthropologists such as John S.

Open Preview See a Problem? Apr 12, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: Victoria Adams rated it really liked it Jun 25, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hobsbawm, BanditsPenguin,p. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aleks rated it really liked it Dec 30, It is certainly dated and his blindness to women as social bandits hampers the book overall, but hobsbawn is a good starting point for those interested in an academic discussion of banditry, noble robbers, guerrillas, and the like.


Hobsbawm characterized social banditry as a primitive form of class struggle and class resistance in usually pre-industrial and frontier societies. Lists with This Badidos. 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.

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Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm

One of the books that signaled Hobsbawm’s arrival as a major force among historians. Rebels by type Secret societies related to organized crime. Want to Read saving…. I had read about hobbsbawm book, and then I found it. The book is worth buying only for this one.

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This book introduces the idea of the outlaw as something more than just a criminal, opening up the potential of a political and historical reading of law breaking and criminality. He called it a form of “pre-historic social movement”, by contrast with the organized hpbsbawm movement. Ceyda Becerikli rated it really liked it Aug 28, Erik rated it really liked it Aug 15, Jan 01, Pete rated it it was amazing. And yes, Pancho Villa is mentioned who still holds an almost romantic appeal in South America to this dayalong with Zapata who had more of serious agrarian programme compared the military one of Pancho Eeric.